National Officers & Board of Directors

Kimberly Brock Brown

ACF National President

Kimberly Brock Brown, CEPC, CCA, AAC
Executive Chef
Culinary Concepts, LLC
Summerville, S.C.

> Office of the President


Thomas J. Macrina

Immediate Past President

Thomas J. Macrina, CEC, CCA, AAC, HOF, HBOT
Food Fanatics™ Chef
US Foods Philadelphia Division
Swedesboro, N.J.


Jeff Bacon, CEC, CCA, AAC

ACF National Secretary

Jeff Bacon, CEC, CCA, AAC
VP/Executive Director
Providence
Winston Salem, N.C.


David Ivey-Soto, CEC, CCA, MBA

ACF National Treasurer

David Ivey-Soto, CEC, CCA, MBA
Managing Partner
Chef David Industries
Alexandria, Va.


Rajeev Patgaonkar, CEC, AAC

Vice President, Central Region

Rajeev Patgaonkar, CEC, AAC
Executive Sous Chef
Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, Michigan State University
East Lansing, Mich.


Barry Young

Vice President, Northeast Region

Barry Young, CEC, CCE, AAC
Assistant Professor
Columbus State Community College
Fredericktown, Ohio


Bryan Frick, CEC, AAC

Vice President, Southeast Region

Bryan Frick, CEC, AAC
Corporate Executive Chef
Nestle Professional
Orlando, Fla.


Greg Matchett, CEC

Vice President, Western Region

Greg Matchett, CEC
Executive Chef/Food Fanatics Chef
US Foods
Aurora, Colo.


Americo “Rico” DiFronzo, CEC, CCA, AAC

American Academy of Chefs Chair

Americo “Rico” DiFronzo, CEC, CCA, AAC
Executive Chef
Union Oyster House
Boston, Mass.

> American Academy of Chefs


Heidi Cramb

Board Liaison & Executive Director, Operations

Heidi Cramb
Executive Director of Operations
American Culinary Federation, Inc.
St. Augustine, Fla.