Mark VanStekelenburg

Mr. VanStekelenburg has spent the bulk of his career in food distribution. From 1992 until he retired in 1998 he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rykoff-Sexton/US Foodservice Inc. (NYSE : USF). During his tenure, Rykoff-Sexton/US Foodservice grew from an annual $1.4 billion in sales in 1992 to the second largest broad-line foodservice distributor in the U.S.A. with sales approaching $6 billion. From 1986 until he joined Rykoff-Sexton/US Foodservice, Mr. VanStekelenburg was president and Chief Executive Officer of G.V.A., the foodservice division of Royal Ahold, N.V., Netherlands.  Before that he served in key management positions with Vendex N.V. (food retail) and SHV Holdings (club stores).  From 1998 on, he has been an investor, advisor and director in many companies, public and private, in a wide range of industries. He is also an Honorary Member of the Board of Trustees of the March of Dimes, White Plains, NY and actively serves on their Audit Committee.