Distributing Hope in a Pandemic

Distributing hope in a pandemic became a new business requirement during the past year, and DMA President and CEO Pat Mulhern recently shared how the foodservice and food distribution industries pivoted to contend with stay-at-home orders across the nation. Additionally, Mulhern shared his viewpoint on the revival of the American restaurant scene, how public-private partnerships could help in the face of future shutdown orders, and how menu options may continue to evolve in the years to come.

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Hosted By: Chris Campbell
Recorded: Feb. 8, 2021
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More About Pat Mulhern:

Pat Mulhern is the CEO and President of DMA in Schaumburg IL. DMA is the multi-unit foodservice distribution sales and marketing arm for 13 of the largest, regional foodservice distributors in North America. Prior to DMA, Pat spent 17 years at US Foodservice, his last two positions as President of Monarch Food Group and President of the North Star Foodservice. He also served on the Board of US Foodservice from 2006 – 2011. From 2002-06, he was a founding partner, Executive Vice President and member of the Board of Directors of Vistar Corporation. Earlier in his career, Mulhern held senior leadership positions at both Kraft Foodservice and Alliant Foodservice, eventually acquired by US Foodservice. Mr. Mulhern is actively involved in the fight to end hunger in this country and in Chicago. He is a past Chairman of the Board and for the past 12 years he has served as a Board member at the Greater Chicago Food Depository.

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