The National Grocers Association (NGA) announced the promotion of Maggie White to the position of Director of the NGA Foundation. Previously, White served as Donor Relations and Development Manager for the NGA Foundation.
“For the past two years, Maggie has led numerous efforts within the NGA Foundation and is well prepared to take on this expanded role leading our Foundation. Her commitment to our industry and its most valuable asset — our people — is strong, and her vision for the NGA Foundation will ensure its continued success into the future,” said Greg Ferrara, President NGA Foundation and President and CEO, NGA.
In her previous role, White was responsible for fundraising efforts for the non-profit arm of NGA and executing programs related to workforce and career development, including a scholarship and executive leadership program.
She was also responsible for launching the NGA Foundation’s Career Center, which provides resources for job seekers and employers in the grocery industry. Before joining NGA in September 2017, White was a Sales Representative with Glazer’s Distributors (Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits), where she was responsible for managing the wine and spirits sales of more than 60 accounts.
The NGA Foundation provides independent retailers with tools to develop more effective recruiting programs, enhance retention efforts, and bolster professional and leadership development opportunities for employees.
White holds a Bachelor of Science in Food Marketing from Saint Joseph’s University.
Recently, the NGA also announced that Terence Huie joined its government relations department as a Manager of PAC and Grassroots.
In this role, Huie is in charge of managing the NGA Political Action Committee, Grocers PAC, and their grassroots defense efforts. He joined NGA on October 30, 2019.
“Terence’s experience in managing PAC and grassroots accounts for companies, trade associations, and non-profits will help NGA continue to advance its advocacy efforts to ensure policies that better serve independent grocers,” said Chris Jones, NGA’s vice president of Government Relations and Counsel. “With critical issues front and center in 2020, Terence joins our team at an important time for Main Street Grocers.”
Huie most recently worked as Associate Vice President of Client Relations at DDC Public Affairs, where he managed PAC and grassroots accounts for several Fortune 500 companies, trade associations, and non-profits. He received his undergraduate degree in Government and International Politics from George Mason University in 2015.