National Staff

American Culinary Federation
6816 Southpoint Pkwy Ste 400
Jacksonville, FL 32216
(800) 624-9458
Fax: (904) 940-0741
acf@acfchefs.org

Leadership

Staff Members
Name Title Phone
Christopher Tanner, CEC, CCE, AAC Executive Director (904) 484-0224

Administration

Staff Members
Name Title Phone
Karen Stamper Executive Assistant and Special Projects Manager
(American Academy of Chefs, ACF Culinary Team USA, Awards and Competitions)
(904) 484-0202
Nikki Haley Administrative Assistant (904) 484-0248

Education & Career Development Services

Staff Members
Name Title Phone
Michelle Whitfield, PMP, CFC Director of Education/Career Development (904) 484-0254
Dana Nagy-Baldwin Accreditation Administrator (904) 484-0235
Kivi Hermans Credentialing Administrator (904) 484-0228
Robert Penry Project Administrator (904) 484-0201
Sarah Brown Program Recognitions Coordinator (904) 484-0244
Dejaunni Edwards Volunteer & Scheduling Coordinator (904) 484-0249

Events Management

Name Title Phone
Manon Gaigé Event and Operations Manager (904) 484-0226

Finance

Staff Members
Name Title Phone
Roxana Parker Comptroller (904) 484-0220
Rachel Rieder Staff Accountant (904) 484-0215

Information Technology

Staff Members
Name Title Phone
Michael Tadlock Director of Information Technology (904) 484-0234
Kevin Blackston Senior Web Administrator (904) 484-0238

Marketing

Staff Members
Name Title Phone
Stephanie Lewis Marketing and Fulfillment Specialist (904) 484-0255
David Ristau Creative Services Manager (904) 484-0245
Amelia Levin Editor-in-Chief, National Culinary Review, WeAreChefs.com (904) 484-0231

Membership

Staff Members
Name Title Phone
Shannon McQuarry Director of Membership Strategy (904) 484-0210
Kathy Adams Property Membership Program Manager (904) 484-0242
Stacey Fleming Membership Sales Assistant (904) 484-0229