Your AFMA Staff

Tim McCabe is the 8th president of the Arizona Food Marketing Alliance since 1943. Tim enjoyed a successful 34 year career with Coca-Cola Enterprises where he recently was the Vice President/General Manager of the Desert Mountain Division based in Arizona.


He has served on many non-profit boards and was the chairman of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) "Walk to Cure Diabetes" in 2003 and 2004.


Tim was honored by AFMA in 2004 as "Supplier of the Year." He and his wife Sandy have two grown boys, Brandon and Cody.



Debbie Roth, General Manager, is a 32 year veteran of the Arizona Food Marketing Alliance joining AFMA in January of 1985.


She is a graduate of the University of Illinois with a B.A. in History and Secondary Education.


Debbie's husband Tim is a retired pool service owner and daughter Laine works in the sales department for The Harvest Meat Company in Phoenix Arizona.


Tim Thomas, Business Development Manager, recently retired as the National Advertising Manager for The Arizona Republic after a very successful career in the newspaper industry. Tim is a graduate from the University of Dayton (Ohio) with a degree in Communication Arts. Before coming to work for AFMA, Tim served on the AFMA Board of Directors, the Arizona Food Council and as a Trustee for the Arizona Food & Drug Industry Education Foundation. Tim was also honored as the Supplier of the Year in 2010.


Tim is married to Diana, a grade school teacher in Mesa and they have three daughters… Carolyn a graduate from the U of A and twin daughters, Molly and Rachel who graduated from ASU.

Raynetta Hughes, Administrative Coordinator, is back. Having begun her career with AFMA in 2001. Circumstances caused her to leave the Association in 2004 when she was transplanted to Boise and later northern California where she worked for Unified Western Grocers.


Raynetta is married to Don who works for Acosta.





2017 AFMA Board of Directors


Joe Cotroneo, Chairman

Crescent Crown Distributing


Edward "Trey" Basha, 1st Vice Chairman

Bashas' Family of Stores


Mark Miale, 2nd Vice Chairman

Sprouts Farmers Market

Geoff Stickler, Treasurer

Express Foods


Jeff Nelson, Past Chairman

Co-Sales Company


Tim McCabe

Arizona Food Marketing Alliance


Debbie Roth

Arizona Food Marketing Alliance



Frank Cannistra



Mark Manfredo, PhD

Arizona State University


Shane Dorcheus


Bryanne Olsen

Olsen Marketplace Stores


Will Feliz

Duncan Family Farms


Jorge Rascon

El Rancho Market IGA

Steve Harding

Los Altos Ranch Markets


Clint Hickman

Hickman Family Farms


TJ Shope

Shope's IGA


Ray Kruckner



Robert Thomas

Circle K

Troy Little

Quik Mart

Jim Tooms


Todd Kammeyer

Fry's Food Stores


Brandon Vasconcellos

Hensley Beverage Company



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