FROM THE MANAGING EDITOR   
New Look for a New World

CHAIRMAN'S MESSAGE
Staying Strong in the COVID-19 Era

MISSION FORWARD
Members' Voices Key to Recovery

INDUSTRY NEWS

FEDA and Allied Associations Webinar: An Industry Forecast Update

Industry forecast update to be hosted by FEDA, CFESA, FCSI, MAFSI, and NAFEM.

Some Data on Large PPP Borrowers Will be Made Public

Release will include the names of companies to borrow more than $150,000 from COVID-19 relief program.

Federal Reserve Holding Main Street Lending Program Webinar

Informational session set for 2 p.m. ET June 29.

Dine Brands Appoints International President, Chief Information Officer

Tony Moralejo and Justin Skelton to re-shape parent company of Applebee’s and IHOP following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mercato Partners Announces $90 Million Restaurant Fund

The Savory Fund I is designed to provide growth and expertise to promising new restaurant concepts.

NPD Report Details Continued Consumer Demand

Restaurant sales continue to improve despite an increase in COVID-19 cases.

Middleby Coffee Solutions Group Announces New General Manager

Erika Contrell will be responsible for brands based in the Pacific Northwest, Concordia Beverage Systems, Synesso, and Bloomfield.

U.S Chamber Opposes Trump’s Visa and Immigration Restrictions

CEO Tom Donohue says move will hold back the country.

House Committee Approves Highway Bill

Bill included as part of a $1.5 trillion infrastructure package proposed by Democrats.

Latest MAFSI Business Barometer Reflects Economic Downturn

COVID-19 effects cause first quarter of negative growth in 10 years as reps brace for challenges ahead.

MEMBER NEWS

FEDA Joins Letter Urging Protection of Net Operating Losses Rules

NOL carryback provisions important to stemming economic downturn, letter states.

FEDA Joins Letter Supporting Small Business Expense Protection Act

Bill would reverse IRS decision to disallow deductions for expenses paid for by a forgiven PPP loan.

AutoQuotes Offers Data Management Solution

Products API is designed to streamline product data management and keep data accurate across multiple platforms.

New Member Q&A: Marra Forni

Brick oven company offers hand-crafted, customizable solutions.

Welbilt Shares Key Takeaways from Ghost Kitchen Webcast

Manufacturer’s highlights touch on food waste, connectivity, and delivery-only concepts.

Marra Forni Appoints Todd Griffith to Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Griffith brings over 25 years of experience in the foodservice industry.

Alto-Shaam Appoints Director of Customer Experience

Cindy Zbytniewski promoted to newly created role.

Upcoming Welbilt Webinar Dives into Ghost Kitchen Opportunities

Webcast to take place 11 a.m. ET Thursday, June 4.

TriMark Names Chad Brooks Chief Financial Officer

Brooks most recently served as CFO for Workforce Logiq.


INDUSTRY INSIGHTS  
Mutual Support Paves the Path Forward

SERVING OPERATORS IN A COVID-19 WORLD
How Equipment Dealers Are Stepping Up for Operators

RISING TO THE CHALLENGE
Equipment Dealers Face Uncertainty During COVID-19

EMPLOYER RESOURCES   
COVID-19 Employer Resources

THE AGENDA — INDUSTRY TECH COMMITTEE  
How Data Governance Can Increase Confidence

THE AGENDA — FEDA YOUNG INDUSTRY LEADERS      
How Young Leaders Can Stay Resilient

THE AGENDA — FEDA EDUCATION COMMITTEE 
Returning to Work

OUT OF THE BOX   
Moving the Needle in the Industrial Sector

OPERATIONS
New AutoQuotes Tools Address COVID-19 Needs

OPERATIONS
Remaining Fast, Smart, and Strong

THE AGENDA — FEDA EDUCATION COMMITTEE    
Learn Institute Introduces Online Learning and Communities

THE NEED FOR RELIEF IN UNCERTAIN TIMES  
Organizations Are Advocating for Recovery in the Wake of COVID-19