National Officers & Board of Directors

Kimberly Brock Brown wearing a chef coat and toque

ACF National President

Kimberly Brock Brown, CEPC, CCA, AAC
Executive Chef
Culinary Concepts, LLC
Summerville, South Carolina

> Office of the President


Thomas J. Macrina wearing a chef coat and toque

Immediate Past President

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


Jeff Bacon wearing a chef coat and toque

ACF National Secretary

Jeff Bacon, CEC, CCA, AAC
VP/Executive Director
Providence
Winston Salem, North Carolina


David Ivey-Soto wearing a chef coat and toque

ACF National Treasurer

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


Rajeev Patgaonkar wearing a chef coat and toque

Vice President, Central Region

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


Barry Young wearing a chef coat and toque

Vice President, Northeast Region

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


Bryan Frick wearing a chef coat and toque

Vice President, Southeast Region

Bryan Frick, CEC, AAC
Corporate Executive Chef
Nestle Professional
Orlando, Florida


Greg Matchett wearing a chef coat and toque

Vice President, Western Region

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


Americo “Rico” DiFronzo wearing a chef coat and toque

American Academy of Chefs Chair

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

> American Academy of Chefs


Heidi Cramb

Board Liaison & Executive Director, Operations

Heidi Cramb
Executive Director of Operations
American Culinary Federation, Inc.
Jacksonville, Florida