Garry Rowe
Garry Rowe, President & CEO
Garry has been involved in the produce industry for more than 30 years with positions at Sysco, CH Robinson Company, and Seald Sweet International before joining IFS as COO in 2010. He has been involved in several different roles over his career, including National Sales, Brand Development, Supply Chain Management, and Executive Leadership. Garry has a strong desire to develop people and business units that inspire growth and opportunity. He believes that this is done through a TEAM FIRST culture that supports and encourages employees to be the best versions of themselves!
Matt Christ, Vice President of Business Development
Matt’s entire career has been in the produce and the produce transportation industry. He joined the IFS family in 2018 as the Director of Business Development for Kool Logistics and the IFS Executive Team in 2020. “Anyone who knows me has probably heard me say this before: In this industry you are not selling snake oil! You may be able to talk your way into a PO once or twice but the real measure of success in produce and produce transportation is consistently delivering results! The IFS family will never be satisified with the status quo; our goal will always be to deliver exceptional results and we will spare no expense to do so. I love being a part of an organization which emphasizes that the only way to achieve success is through our customer’s success!”
Mike Supeck, Chief Innovation Officer
With more than 30 years of diverse experience in the produce industry Mike Supeck serves as Chief Innovation Officer. He began his career at CH Robinson in 1990 and has since played an integral role in various organizations centered around the sales and transportation of fresh produce across the country. Mike has a passion for developing a strong team and sharing his extensive knowledge of the industry to achieve the company’s vision. In his current role, Mike is responsible for advancing the pace of innovation and efficiencies throughout IFS and its family of companies.
Dave Conn
Dave Conn, VP of Finance and CFO
Dave has over 20 years of senior-level finance and accounting experience, with past leadership positions as Controller, VP of Finance and CFO. Dave’s background is with both large public companies and smaller start-ups. He directs all aspects of accounting and financial reporting for all IFS companies. Dave’s expertise includes financial planning and analysis, operational metric analysis, budgeting/forecasting, M&A and systems implementation. Dave partners with the IFS executive team to further support strategic growth plans and maximization of shareholder value through organic growth and M&A. He also oversees IT, HR and payroll. Dave has a BS in Accounting from Rosemont College and an MBA in Finance from Wilmington University.