Thursday, July 18, 2013
John Evans Recognized by Two Industry Leaders
John Evans Jr., Senior Vice President of Gold Medal, was recently honored with a Doctorate of Foodservice (DFS) award during ceremonies held at The NAFEM Show. The North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM) program stated it recognized "elected leaders of major foodservice industry associations for their commitment and dedication to their respective organizations and the industry at-large." Evans received this award in correlation with his presidency of The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC).
"These 50 DFS honorees exemplify superior commitment and dedication to the advancement of the organizations that they represent," said Tom Campion, CFSP, NAFEM President and President of Franke Foodservice Systems, Inc., Smyrna, Tenn. "NAFEM is grateful for the valuable contributions they have made to their respective organizations and to the greater hospitality industry. We are pleased to recognize their accomplishments."
Evans was also named the Person of the Industry at the Tri State Independent Theatre Owners Associations Convention. He was presented the award by Larry Etter, Senior Vice President of Malco Theatres, Inc., and Tri State board member.
"John has volunteered his time and energy on multiple levels, engineering a variety of educational classes, not only for buyers, but distributors and manufacturers. He has served diligently for the improvement of the services we offer," Etter said. "His experience and effectiveness has led to a higher competency level for anyone who has been involved with the food service practice."