Five young professionals within the confectionery industry have been selected for NCA’s 2018 Future Leadership Program. The full breadth of the category is on display in this year’s class as the supply, manufacturing, distribution and retail sides of the industry are represented.
The 2018 Future Leadership Program class is:
- Arshbir Ghuman – Mars Wrigley Confectionery
- Lana Jones – Walgreen Co.
- Sharon Montgomery – Adams & Brooks
- Jason Musick – Jason Scott Specialty Foods
- Melissa Tisoncik – Blommer Chocolate
Now in its third year, the Future Leadership Program was launched in 2016 with support from the NCSA Candy Hall of Fame. The one-year program provides support, education, access and opportunity to young professionals who wish to advance into the ranks of leadership. Future leaders will attend NCA’s State of the Industry Conference, the Sweets & Snacks Expo, NCA’s Summer Board & Leadership Strategy Meeting, the Washington Forum and the Candy Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.