The MGA is here to be a constant source of support and assistance. This is your trade association and we are your team so please contact us anytime.

Jamie Pfuhl – President

“I am so very proud to share the amazing stories the Minnesota grocery industry has to tell. The exceptional members of the MGA make my job easy when it comes to letting legislators, media, and consumers know about the outstanding community partners we are, the fantastic career opportunities we afford, or the way we strive to provide the best to Minnesotans.”

Karly Ackerman – Director of Membership and Communications

“The MGA membership consists of large and small retailers, manufacturers, wholesalers, brokers, and businesses in the food industry. This diversity shows how great our state is! I look forward to sharing our members’ stories from all across Minnesota.”

Steve Barthel – Government and Community Relations Manager

“I am excited for the opportunity to be a part of the Minnesota Grocers Association’s legacy. The MGA is an excellent organization, whose members play a vital role in every community throughout the state, and I look forward to advancing its work.”

Karen Connolly – Office and Foundation Manager

“I look forward to helping maintain the strength of the Minnesota Grocers Association Foundation and continuing its tradition of year-after-year increases in available scholarship funds. Plus, I’m excited for the opportunity to provide more grocery and convenience store workers with our Carts to Careers tuition support program-elevating careers in the Minnesota food industry!”

Shelby Miklya – Administrative Assistant/Program Coordinator

“The Minnesota Grocers Association is busy planning wonderful opportunities for its membership. I am excited to be able to assist in building lasting relationships within the food industry of Minnesota.”