Your AFMA Staff

Mark Miller is the 9th president of the Arizona Food Marketing Alliance since 1943. Mark enjoyed a successful 36-year career as a Senior Vice President for Hensley & Company, the local distributor of Anheuser-Busch products followed by three years with Talking Rain.


He has served as a consultant for the City of Hope and as president of the Arizona Food Council.


Mark was honored by AFMA in 1998 as the "Supplier of the Year."



Debbie Roth, Vice President/General Manager is a 34-year veteran of the Arizona Food Marketing Alliance joining AFMA in January of 1985. She is a graduate from the University of Illinois with a B.A. in History and Secondary Education. She manages the day-to-day business of AFMA; is the Editor of the Arizona Food Industry Journal; Administrator for the Arizona Food & Drug Industry Education Foundation and manages all AFMA and Foundation Events.


In 2017, she was appointed by Governor Doug Ducey to serve as a Lottery Commissioner representing Retail.


Judy Tetmyer Scates, Business Development Manager, retired in 2017 after 39 years in the Arizona retail grocery industry. She began her career at store level in 1977 and was promoted to buyer position in 1981. Through the years Judy was involved in many leadership roles that navigated the course of the grocery industry into the digital age. Her last role was Category Manager of the Liquor department where she gained a wealth of knowledge in the complex world of Alcohol. Judy joined the AFMA team in May 2018.

Raynetta Hughes, Administrative Coordinator provides the first impression of AFMA. A 20-year veteran, she serves as the receptionist for AFMA answering phones and directing calls. She manages the AFMA office maintaining equipment and ordering supplies. She is responsible for the AFMA Coupon Operation and is also the manager of accounts receivable for AFMA, the Publishing Company and the Education Foundation.






2019 AFMA Board of Directors


Joe Cotroneo, Chairman

Crescent Crown Distributing


Edward "Trey" Basha, 1st Vice Chairman

Bashas' Family of Stores


Geoff Stickler, Treasurer

Express Foods

Jeff Nelson, Past Chairman

Impact Group


Mark Miller

Arizona Food Marketing Alliance


Debbie Roth

Arizona Food Marketing Alliance




Frank Cannistra



Mark Manfredo, PhD

Arizona State University


Tim Kelly

Shamrock Farms

Bryanne Olsen

Olsen Marketplace Stores


Scott Walter

Swire Coca Cola


Jorge Rascon

El Rancho Market IGA

Steve Harding

Los Altos Ranch Markets


Ray Schey

Phoenix Business Journal


Clint Hickman

Hickman Family Farms


TJ Shope

Shope's IGA


Ray Kruckner



Heather Heller

Circle K

Troy Little

Quik Mart

Jim Tooms


Todd Kammeyer

Fry's Food Stores


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