Board of Directors

Who are the leaders behind the ICA? They are the individuals who are committed to elevating our industry and attracting new members to one of the strongest regional, national and international associations of catering leaders in the world. These are the people who wake up every day with the goal of improving our industry through the exchange of best practices, targeted training, special events, expanded resources, strengthened networking and social opportunities and much more.

Executive Committee

Karen O'Connor
Daniel et Daniel
Toronto, Canada

President Elect
Jeffrey Selden
Marcia Selden Catering
Stamford, CT


Heidi Brice
Puff 'n Stuff
Orlando, FL

Steve Sanchez
The JDK Group
Harrisburg, PA






Immediate Past President
Robin Selden
Marcia Selden Catering
Stamford, CT


Board of Directors

Ken Barrett-Sweet
The Catered Affair
Boston, MA

Katie Fleury
Ridgewells Catering
Bethesda, MD

Sandy Hammer
New York, NY

Jonathan Jennings
CT Weddings Group
Middeltown, CT

Nicole Jorgensen
Artisan by Santa Barbara Catering
Tempe, AZ

Lee Ann Kelly
American Metalcraft 
Chicago, IL

April Lambatos
Footers Catering
Denver, CO

Paul Larson
Blue Plate Catering
Chicago, IL

Keith Lord
The Wild Thyme Company
San Diego, CA

Renee Miner
Empyrean Events and Catering
Fort Wayne, IN


Fausto Pifferrer
Blue Elephant Catering
Saco, ME

Joanne Purnell
Good Gracious! Events
Los Angeles, CA


Greg Shapiro
Tastebuds Custom Catering
Naples, FL

Syd Sexton
By Design Collective
Denver, CO

Tricia Woodman
Corky's BBQ/Simply Delicious Caterings
Memphis, TN

President's Council Chair
Jennifer Perna
Fulton Market Consulting
Chicago, IL

ICA Education Foundation President
Lon Lane
Lon Lane's Inspired Occasions Catering
Kansas City, MO


Click here to view the history of the association and past presidents.