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

Accreditation

Staff Members
Name Title Phone
Dana Baldwin Accreditation Program Administrator (904) 484-0235
Dejaunni Edwards Accreditation Scheduling Coordinator (904) 484-0249

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

Culinary Programs

Staff Members
Name Title Phone
Michelle Whitfield, CFC Director of Culinary Programs (904) 484-0254
Sarah Brown Professional Development Coordinator (904) 484-0244
Robert Penry Culinary Programs Project Administrator (904) 484-0201

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
Toni Johnson 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
Alan Sterling Director of Marketing & Communications (904) 484-0247
Stephanie Lewis Marketing and Fulfillment Specialist (904) 484-0255
David Ristau Creative Services Manager (904) 484-0245
Armando Mitra Graphic Designer (904) 484-0223
Amelia Levin Editor-in-Chief, National Culinary Review, WeAreChefs.com (904) 484-0231

Membership

Staff Members
Name Title Phone
Kathy Adams Property Membership Program Manager (904) 484-0242
Nikki Haley Membership Coordinator (Member Benefits) (904) 484-0248
Kivi Hermans Culinary Programs Specialist/Certification (904) 484-0228