MAFSI Announces New Board Member and Full List of 2017 Board of Directors

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James Mincks accepts regional director position on MAFSI’s 2017 board of directors. MAFSI Region 25-Northwest member brings almost two decades of foodservice and sales experience

The Manufacturers’ Agents Association for the Foodservice Industry (MAFSI), a leading voice for independent manufacturers’ sales representatives and manufacturing sales and marketing professionals in the commercial foodservice and janitorial and supplies industries, has appointed James Mincks as Regional Director to the Association’s 25-person board. He was selected by a team of regional peers, and will serve a three-year term.

Mincks is a sales representative at Kelly-Mincks in Woodinville, Wash. representing MAFSI Region 25 – Northwest. He brings 17 years of restaurant, hospitality, and foodservice equipment and supply experience to MAFSI’s Board of Directors. Mincks began his career in foodservice in 2002 working in restaurants both in the front of the house, as well as the back. Now with Kelly-Mincks, he covers Oregon, Idaho and Southwest Washington. Mincks received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Washington State University in 2005, and resides in the greater Portland area.

Perfect addition

“James is an absolutely perfect addition to our board. He’s driven, ambitious, and deeply committed to the goals of both our Board, and of MAFSI,” says Alison Cody, MAFSI Executive Director. “He’s joining a body of industry icons that constantly advocate for the rep manufacturer method, and for improving the industry as a whole. We couldn’t be more excited to have him.”

The full slate of officers, regional directors, and at-large directors for 2017 is listed below:

2017 officers

President: MAFSI Region 26 – Canada: Chris Jeens, CPMR, W.D. Colledge Co., Ltd, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.
Vice President: MAFSI Region 13 – Florida: Kevin Eaton, CFSP, Eaton Marketing Associates, Clearwater, Fla.
Treasurer: MAFSI Region 26 – Canada: Tom Mitchell, TLC Marketing Inc., Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Chairman: MAFSI Region 22 – Southern California: Jeff Couch, Preferred Marketing Group, Chatsworth, Calif.

2017 regional directors

MAFSI Region 01 – New England: Mitch Marcotte, GMV Sales, Westborough, Mass.
MAFSI Region 03 – New York Metro: Rob McKeown, ServSafe, Lehr McKeown Marketing, Inc., Merrick, N.Y.
MAFSI Region 04 – Keystone: Neil Inverso, CFSP, ONE SOURCE, Richboro, Pa.
MAFSI Region 06 – Michigan/Indiana: Steve Amos, CPMR, CFSP, HRI, Inc., St. Clair Shores, Mich.
MAFSI Region 7 – Mid America: Melissa Greenwald, Greenwald Sales & Marketing LLC, Columbus, Oh.
MAFSI Region 12 – Southeast Central: Wayne Jones, The Hansen Group, Duluth, Ga.
MAFSI Region 13 – Florida: Jordan Veitch, Veitch Group, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
MAFSI Region 14 – South Central: Michael Williamson, CFSP, CFSP II, ServeSafe, Marketing Agents South, Inc., Ridgeland, Mo.
MAFSI Region 15 – Texas/Oklahoma: James Mathis, CFSP, Equipment Preference, Inc. (E.P.I.), Southlake, Texas
MAFSI Region 16 – Mid-Central: Matt O’Donnell, CFSP, Midwest Professional Reps, Inc., Stillwell, Kan.
MAFSI Region 18 – Wisconsin/Upper Michigan: Tom Hanna, CFSP, Hanna-Young & Associates, Inc., Hartland, Wis.
MAFSI Region 20 – Mountain States North: Jason Wange, Desert Peak Marketing, Denver, Colo.
MAFSI Region 24 – San Francisco Metro: Steve Reger, CFSP, CSP, Preferred Marketing Group, Chatsworth, Calif.
MAFSI Region 25 – Northwest: James Mincks, Kelly-Mincks, Woodinville, Wash.
MAFSI Region 26 – Canada: Sandra Hamilton, Agences Hamilton Agencies, Lachine, Quebec, Canada
MAFSI Region 26 – Canada: Stephanie Perry, Permul, Ltd., Mississauga, Canada

2017 at-large directors

MAFSI Region 3 – New York Metro: Larry Cantamessa, CPMR, Posternak Bauer Aitkenhead Cantamessa, Eastchester, N.Y.
MAFSI Region 12 – Southeast Central: Dustin Gill, Premier Equipment Group, Peachtree Corners, Ga.
MAFSI Region 15 – Texas/Oklahoma: Karey Clements, CPMR, CFSP, Forbes Hever & Wallace, Inc., Coppel, Texas
MAFSI Region 16 – Mid Central: Mike Klosterman, Apex Commercial Kitchen Co., Fenton, Mo.
MAFSI Region 20 – Mountain States North: Carl Kisner, CPMR, Ignite Foodservice Solutions, Denver, Colo.
For more information about James Mincks, or the 2017 Board of Directors, please call 404-214-9474, email, or visit

About MAFSI:

The Manufacturers’ Agents Association for the Foodservice Industry (MAFSI) is a 68-year-old, professional trade association comprised of 270+ independent sales and marketing agencies and 260+ manufacturers of foodservice equipment, supplies, tabletop, furniture, and/or janitorial and sanitation supplies and equipment. Representing over 2,400 sales and marketing professionals and manufacturing executives across North America, MAFSI provides market forecasting, networking and partnership opportunities, industry stewardship, education and resources, and member advocacy for the $13 billion commercial foodservice equipment, supply, tabletop, and furniture industry, and the janitorial and sanitation industry. For more information about MAFSI, please call 404-214- 9474, email, or visit