IBA Foodservice –

The Independent Broker Alliance (IBA), headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, was established in July of 2010 as a dynamic alliance of highly successful independent foodservice sales agencies and marketing professionals dedicated to the mutual enrichment and enhancement of each respective agency’s business as well as the foodservice industry as a whole.

The IBA provides a unique and professional network of highly motivated independent entrepreneurs with proven achievements and effective working relationships, serving and representing vendor partners that are proven quality producers, on an account specific basis, across all market channels. We provide our vendor partners current, timely communication, profitable high volume opportunities and growth. We apply global strategies to deliver local results. We specialize in speed-to-market, exceptional selling skills, menu development, incredibly strong relationships and a commitment to the communities in which we serve.

The IBA is a group of like-minded companies committed to independence, maintaining strong local relationships, and producing consistent results through entrepreneurial spirit. We share a commitment to results, quality service and growth through aggressive strategies, and on continued investment in our business, people and technology.

Our alliance impacts 49 states across the country and includes over 500 sales and administrative professionals. Our positioning proudly focuses on “results” and we are respected for our commitment to integrity, excellence, growth and professionalism in all we do. We are passionate about food and the marketing, merchandising and selling of food in all categories and forms.

IBA Leadership

Tony Rizzo, Rizwitsch Sales, ltd.

Vice Chairman
Jason Seely, Stillwater Provisions

Tish Fidler Tate, Fidler Marketing

Jack Donovan, Donovan Food Brokerage

Northeast Director
Bob Meyer, Sabin Meyer Corporation

Southeast Director
Darin Pounds, Sales Concepts Foodservice

Midwest Director
Paul Baker, Baker Sales Company

South Central Director
Sean Dowd, T.A. Dowd

West Director
Chad Neil, J.G. Neil & Company

Chairman Emeritus
Jon Ritchie, Ritchie Marketing, Inc.

Executive Director
Ira Blumenthal

Associate Executive Director
Kim Blumenthal



5150 Stilesboro Road, NW

Suite 610

Kennesaw, GA 30152