McLane Drivers Inducted into the International Foodservice Distributors Association Truck Driver Hall of Fame

September 24, 2023

IFDA also recognized McLane teammates as Rising Stars during annual conference

McLane is proud to announce 15 drivers were recently inducted into the International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) Truck Driver Hall of Fame. The recognition took place during IFDA’s annual conference in Fort Worth, Texas at a ceremony honoring the exceptional careers and contributions of professional drivers.

“I am immensely proud of the McLane drivers inducted into the Truck Driver Hall of Fame. This well-deserved honor is testament to their outstanding professionalism, unwavering commitment to safety, and the vital role they play in serving our communities” said Susan Adzick, President McLane Restaurant. “I extend my sincere appreciation to the drivers for their dedication to their roles, and to their families for their support.”

McLane’s 2023 IFDA Truck Driver Hall of Fame inductees are:
• Anthony Angei, McLane Milwaukee
• David Broehl, McLane Riverside
• Joseph Casagranda, McLane Milwaukee
• Frank Debellis, McLane Orlando
• David Engleson, McLane Milwaukee
• David Landry, McLane Charlotte
• Chris Lewis, McLane San Antonio
• Randy Lynn, McLane Taylorville
• Fidel Marquez, McLane Arlington
• Michael McCarthy, McLane Riverside
• Pat Osif, McLane Denver
• Donnie Peirce, McLane Arlington
• Michael Rush, McLane Orlando
• Ronald Joe Wells, McLane Haines City
• Charles Windham, McLane Atlanta

To be eligible for the recognition, Hall of Fame inductees must have at least 25 years of employment with an IFDA member company, no chargeable accidents during that time and no moving violations within five years prior to the nomination.

IFDA also named four McLane teammates Rising Stars at the conference—up-and-coming leaders in foodservice distribution who have worked in the industry for at least five years, and demonstrate a record of industry success and innovation:
• Dana Wondercheck, Business Analyst, McLane Houston
• Lilamy Pitt, Accounts Payable Supervisor, McLane San Antonio
• Christopher Howard, Assistant Manager Distribution, Vantix Carrollton
• Stephanie Henry, Customer Service Manager, Vantix Rocky Mount

Congratulations to McLane’s drivers and teammates recognized by IFDA this year. Their contributions and professionalism drive our company forward.