Frederick A. Watson, President
Possesses more than 30 years of highly diversified and successful food management experience. Mr. Watson was vice president of Ja-Ce Company, Inc., a New Jersey food service management company where he developed and implemented policies, procedures, and budget forecasts for more than 50 school districts in central New Jersey. He also served as president of Jersey Associated Commercial Equipment, Inc., a subsidiary of Ja-Ce Company.Mr. Watson received his master’s degree in food service administration from New York University and his bachelor’s degree in Dietetics and Institutional Management from Virginia State University. He is a Certified Food Executive, a Certified Food Service Director III and a Certified Food Service Sanitation Manager. Mr. Watson serves on the boards of Teamsters Local 445 Health, Welfare, Pension, Annuity and Training Funds, and has served on the Minority Business Enterprise Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc., The Industrial, Technical and Professional Employees-National Maritime Union/Marine Engineers Beneficial Association (ITPE-NMU/MEBA) Annual Benefit Fund, and as an alternate trustee of the ITPE-NMU/MEBA Health and Welfare Fund.Mr. Watson currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus. He teaches Food Service Management II to Dietetic Students.Mr. Watson is also a Certified ServSafe® Instructor and Registered ServSafe Examination Proctor for the National Restaurant Association.
Ronald G. Ward, Vice-President
In 1993, Mr. Ronald Ward was hired as the company’s new Vice President. Mr. Ward possesses more than 35 years of experience in management, with a strong administrative background and extensive knowledge in the fields of credit, banking, and communications. He has extensive experience in Project Management for large and multiple operations. Mr. Ward received a degree in Organizational Leadership and Communications from Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York. His education and experience have assisted in the expanded computerization of company record keeping as well as improving internal communication systems. He has also impacted the company’s infrastructure and human dynamics.
Mr. Ward is also a Certified ServSafe® Instructor and Registered ServSafe Examination Proctor for the National Restaurant Association.