Join Us August 31st 12:15 p.m. Dave Dow – A Better Tomorrow

In his retirement, he has served as a foodservice distribution consultant in addition to being an adjunct professor at Michigan State University in the School of Hospitality Business.  Dave currently is on the boards of three companies located in Edmonton, Alberta, Salt Lake City, Utah and Grand Rapids, Michigan. 

Dave Dow retired from Gordon Food Service Canada in 2014 where he served as the Senior Vice President for National Accounts.  Upon gradation from Central Michigan University in 1971, Dave was employed with the H.J. Heinz Company as a district sales representative.  After two years with Heinz, he began his career at GFS in 1974 as a distributor sales representative.  He then held the positions of District Sales Manager, Regional Sales Manager, General Sales Manager, Director of Sales, Marketing, National Chains and Procurement, Executive Vice President of GFS Corporate and then President of the Great Lakes Division.

Dave also has served on a number of mission trips to Honduras and Uganda.

Dave has been a career long advocate of the concept of Servant Leadership having lectured on the subject through the U.S., Canada, Honduras and Uganda.  He recently wrote his first book on Servant Leadership titled “Better Tomorrow”.

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