Media Room

Date: 11/27/2018

DMA Announces Burchfield as Recipient of the 2018 Bob Sala Founder’s Award

DMA (Distribution Market Advantage, Inc.) announced at its 30th Anniversary Celebration in Scottsdale, Arizona, that Laura Burchfield of Reinhart Foodservice, L.L.C. was the recipient of the 2018 Bob Sala Founder’s Award.


This award recognizes the person based on their support and passion for DMA and our Customers. This person must demonstrate the highest vales of Trust, Respect, Team Work, Communication, Integrity, and Responsiveness with their focus on the Customer.


Commenting on the announcement, Pat Mulhern, President and CEO of DMA, said that, “Laura always has a positive attitude and is beloved by the customers she services. We highly respect her teamwork, responsiveness, and ability to problem-solve. She demonstrates DMA values daily. We are proud to present Laura Burchfield with this prestigious award.”


DMA is a national foodservice distribution system whose shareholders are prominent regional foodservice distributors. Its members are: Ben E. Keith Foods; Cheney Brothers, Inc.; Food Services of America/System Services of America/Services Group of America; Gordon Food Service; Harbor Wholesale; HPC Foodservice; Jacmar Foodservice Distribution; Merchants; Nicholas & Company; Reinhart Foodservice; and Shamrock Foods.

Photo: Pat Mulhern, DMA President & CEO, with Laura Burchfield, Corporate National Account Manager