Board of Trustees


Thomas J. Macrina

ACF National President, Chair

Thomas J. Macrina, CEC®, CCA®, AAC®


Mark G. Wright

ACF National Secretary

Mark G. Wright, CEC®, AAC®


James Taylor

ACF National Treasurer

James Taylor, CEC®, AAC®, MBA


Steven Jilleba

Central Region Vice President

Steven Jilleba, CMC®, CCE®, AAC®


Barry R. Young

Northeast Region Vice President

Barry R. Young, CEC®, CCE®, AAC®


Kimberly Brock Brown

Southeast Region Vice President

Kimberly Brock Brown, CEPC®, CCA®, AAC®


Robert W. Phillips

Western Region Vice President

Robert W. Phillips, CEC®, CCA®, AAC®


Americo “Rico” DiFronzo

American Academy of Chefs, Chair

Americo “Rico” DiFronzo, CEC®, CCA®, AAC®


Michael M. Moench

Accrediting Commission, Chair

Michael M. Moench, CEC


Douglas R. Maneely

Apprenticeship Committee, Chair

Douglas R. Maneely, CEC, CCA, AAC


J. Kevin Storm

Culinary Team USA Manager

J. Kevin Storm, CEC, AAC


Heidi Cramb

Board Liaison & Executive Director, Operations

Heidi Cramb