Hint: It's Latin for Good Food
October 22-23, 2018

Brandon Barnholt

President & Chief Executive Officer
KeHE Distributors


Brandon has spent most of his 30 year career in the Food Retailing and Distribution business. Today, Brandon is the President & CEO of KeHE Distributors – one of the largest Distributors of Specialty Foods and Natural & Organic products in North America. KeHE Distributors is the parent company of Tree of Life, since 1972, a leading wholesale distributor to retailers in the Natural Products Industry. Additionally, Brandon is on the Board of Directors of World Finer Foods, an importer and marketer of fine food products from around the world.

Prior to joining KeHE, Brandon was the President & CEO of White Hen Pantry, Inc - one the nation’s largest operators and franchisors of Convenience Stores. It was at White Hen that Brandon developed his understanding and appreciation for the unique challenges and needs of independent retailers.

Brandon received his Bachelors degree in Finance and Economics from the University of Northern Colorado where he has since served on the Dean’s Council at the School of Business and the Board of Directors at the University’s Foundation.


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