WFFC Reveals Its 2023 Board of Directors

WFFC dedicated to providing support, resources, and community to women in the flavor and fragrance industry.
WFFC dedicated to providing support, resources, and community to women in the flavor and fragrance industry.

Women in Flavor and Fragrance Commerce (WFFC) has announced its 2023 Board of Directors. 

Related: IFF Welcomes Dawn Willoughby to Board of Directors

The board members are as follows:

New Jersey Executive Board

  • President: Adriana Becker, Capua 1880 USA, Inc
  • Vice President: Natasha Reed, Berje Inc.
  • Treasurer: Christina Meyers, Symrise Inc
  • Secretary: Linda Bukowski, Belle Aire Creations 
  • Immediate Past President: Erica Lermond, The Lermond Company, LLC

New Jersey Board of Directors

  • Cathianne Leonardi, Coca-Cola
  • Rosanna Santoro, IFF
  • Christina Smith, Virginia Dare Extract
  • Jill Stessl, Robertet Fragrance and Ingredients
  • Bryn Thomas, Givaudan
  • Candice Ziehl, Kerry
  • Bayyana Davis, IFF
  • Olena O’Neill, Flavor & Fragrance Specialties
  • Kim Bendickson, Kerry

Cincinnati Executive Board

  • President: Deborah Coviello, Illumination Partners, LLC
  • Vice President: Marissa Piazza Pasky, Givaudan Taste & Wellbeing
  • Treasurer: Erica Boyd, Givaudan Taste & Wellbeing 
  • Secretary: Lew Weeks, ADM Wild Flavors

Cincinnati Board of Directors

  • Alexandra McClatchie, ADM Wild Flavors
  • Holly Mason, ZoomEssence
  • Kayla Hill, Givaudan Taste & Wellbeing
  • Melissa Long, Givaudan Taste and & Wellbeing
  • Alyssa James, Flavor Producers
  • Kelly Stirsman, Mane Inc
  • Janine Gage, ADM Wild Flavors
  • Darienne Bils, ADM Wild Flavors
  • Avery Johns, ADM Wild Flavors
  • Sarah Lucas, ADM Wild Flavors
  • Cindy Coleman, ADM Wild Flavors

Chicago Executive Board

  • President: Kelli Heinz, Bell Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. 
  • Vice President: Lindsey Oostema, Synergy Flavors, Inc.
  • Treasurer: Lisa Drawer, MBA, Independent
  • Immediate Past President: Mary Maile, Synergy Flavors, Inc

Chicago Board of Directors

  • Paulina Costa Syskowski, MBA, Kalsec, Inc
  • Jane Pinda, Ele’ Corporation
  • Renee King, Bell Flavors & Fragrances, Inc
  • Melanie Brady, Imbibe, Inc
  • Ilana Orlofsky, Imbibe, Inc
  • Daniela Alvarez, Orchidia Fragrances
  • Grace Buhler, Flavor & Fragrance Specialties
  • Rebecca Genovise, Synergy Flavors, Inc

WFFC is a non-profit organization that serves as a global platform for women in the flavor and fragrance industry. Founded in 1982, its main goal is to empower and support its members through various initiatives including networking events, educational programs and advocacy efforts. 

The association acts as a hub for female professionals in the field to connect, grow and succeed, promoting the advancement of women in the industry. Currently standing at about 500 members strong, it's still acquiring new members. 

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