About the GMRA
of the Carolinas

Our Commitment

We are committed to serving our membership in the advancement of the grocery industry through strong advocacy of engagement and idea exchange. Through education initiatives and community involvement, we provide ongoing career development and powerful networking opportunities.

Become a Member

A GMRA membership provides opportunities for building mutually beneficial relationships among grocery manufacturers and retailers. Join our community today.

Upcoming Events

Board of Directors

Board Title Company Name
Cory Waleski President Garner Foods
Paul Bleiberg Vice President Old Colony Foods
Ed Hamilton Treasurer Ocean Spray
Mary Catherine Layman Assistant Treasurer Beverly & Associates
Shelly Bluhm Communications Director The Imagine Group
Cameron McQueen Secretary Body Armor
Gale Pendergraph Chaplain Kraft Foods Nabisco
Vivian Lavaty Board Member Lavaty Solutions
Ellen Klinzing Board Member Prestige Consumer Healthcare
Brian Baker Board Member InnovAsian
Murrell Stubbs Board Member D&H Marketing Group
Mac McQueen Board Member Cheerwine
David Brown Board Member Second Harvest Food Bank