This award is presented annually to a foodservice industry member based on outstanding support to the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS).
“In 2011, Greg was named our national sales manager for colleges and universities. This was a new position with no play book, and Greg began to develop our strategy in this critical segment,” said Mark Ourada, vice president of sales, foodservice. “Working closely with the customers, as well as our team, Greg has taken us to the highest levels of engagement and respect within this channel. This award represents the top of the top in the college and university segment, and Greg is certainly deserving of this honor.”
Nominees are based on the following criteria:
- Educational support through presentation of workshops, programs, or interest sessions;
- Product innovation relative to the college/university foodservice industry;
- Marketing and sales support of product line and how well it fits college/university needs; and
- Industry Advisory Council involvement and committee service with NACUFS.
In order to be eligible, corporate nominees must have a minimum of five years of active NACUFS involvement on the national level, a minimum of five years of active NACUFS involvement on the national level as a representative of one of more industry members, and must be employed by a current industry member company.
The NACUFS was founded in 1958 and works to support the college and university foodservice market by providing members with programs and resources including benchmarking, best practices, educational programming and professional networking.