Our Management Team

Developing a Winning Team
Pomptonian’s team emphasis is motivated by excellent service. Pomptonian uses its expert management skills and years of experience to continually train its staff. This creates and efficient team in the kitchen, optimizing the use of their time. Our training promotes safe food handling, as well as quality. These practices ensure an appetizing, healthy meal served in a friendly atmosphere.
Mark Vidovich President
Mark has introduced numerous innovations to build sales and has a history of implementing dramatic financial improvements for our clients. Mark is personally involved in all aspects of our clients’ programs, including preparing the proposal, designing the service concepts, and monitoring the district’s results. Mark has a proven track record of implementing successful programs and a demonstrated commitment to total customer satisfaction.
Candy Vidovich Vice President
Candy has experience in all aspects of the company. She is currently focused on menu development and promoting nutrition. Candy often meets with Nutrition Advisory Committees to develop award-winning menus and innovative service concepts. She spearheaded The Farm Stand concept that dramatically increased the number of students choosing fresh fruits and vegetables with their meals.
Cathy Penna Vice President
Cathy diligently keeps our clients and their on-site management team informed and in compliance with the rules and regulations that govern school food service. Cathy insures that all of our valued clients’ needs are addressed appropriately, in a timely fashion. She also initiates innovative service concepts and appealing new products, ensuring an attractive food service program that exceeds our customers’ expectations.
Howard Grinberg Vice President of Operations
Howard visits the cafeteria to support the on-site team and develops enhancement strategies to drive the program forward. He also assists our clients with facilities issues, including improvement plans and equipment layouts.
Toni Bowman, MBA, RDN, SNS Corporate Dietitian
Toni has launched a Farm to Tray initiative, showcasing local fruits and vegetables monthly. Toni also assists school districts navigate successful administrative reviews and attends Nutrition Advisory Committee meetings to better understand the individual needs of the community. She is focused on food allergy management, working directly with families, school nurses, and cafeteria staff to meet their individualized needs.
Greg Ivancich Director of Purchasing
Greg takes his fervor for food and shares it with staff and students through promotions and demonstration cooking. He also ensures that our clients receive the best price for the highest quality products, contributing to superior sales and economically efficient operations.
Mike Horbatuk Chief Financial Officer
Mike employs proper policies and controls to safeguard that revenues and expenses are accurately recorded. He is responsible for evaluating financial performances and tracking trends compared to budgets and forecasts by auditing each cafeteria operation’s results. Michael’s ability to focus on details and meet deadlines ensures fiscal accountability for our clients.
Dean Tomaras Assistant Controller
Dean provides support to in-house and field personnel, aids in problem solving, and configures Point of Sale Systems with an eye towards streamlining techniques, speeding service to students. He offers training to company personnel, and implements internal controls for proper compliance.
Frank Musillo Human Resources Manager
Frank guides the company using his extensive experience in federal and state law compliance, employment contract negotiations, compensation and payroll, training and development, and management coaching. He also provides support to in-house and field personnel.
Michael Bello Systems Administrator
Michael ensures our information systems and technology resources are updated and maintained with the latest innovations. He is focused on keeping our people connected and the flow of information processed quickly and efficiently. He maintains our client information and company database, along with finding customizable solutions to client and employee needs as they arise. Michael also oversees our logistics division.

Operations Team

Jason Baumbach Operations Manager
Jason is a culinary school graduate with over 20 years of experience in the food service industry. He works closely with district Food Service Directors and district Administration to provide support. Jason has helped develop a wide variety of promotions over the years to keep the cafeteria a fun place for students to visit.
Tina Cappello Operations Manager
Tina provides direct oversite for serveral of our school districts to develop menu ideas, suggest cafeteria enhancments, improve kitchen production, building and developing a strong team of professionals to excecute the day-to-day functions of our cafeterias, providing excellent financial results for our clients.
Brian Craig Operations Manager
Brian works closely with Food Service Directors to promote health and nutrition. He is focused on problem solving and insuring high-quality service to students and staff. He also assists in upgrading facilities, including equipment and layout.
Donna Devany Operations Manager
Donna is an expert in kitchen design and layout, as well as satellite services for multi-unit districts. Donna has been a pioneer implementating new programs such as bulk satellite service, creative promotions, and allergy awareness strategies. Donna’s promotions keep the students and staff interested in the food service program and delighted to participate.
Nick Lula Operations Manager
Nick likes to be involved in all aspects of the day-to-day operations. He excels at client services, making sure customers are satisfied on a daily basis. He also stands out with technology, keeping abreast of new POS functions and systems that might help the overall success of our cafeterias.
Douglas Katz Operations Manager
Douglas is all about the flavor. He introduced the sushi promotion and demonstration cooking concepts early in his tenure. He is also a food safety maven and believes customer service is the second most important component of our jobs, food safety being the first.
Gina Maffucci Operations Manager
Gina ensures that the students are receiving the healthy meals they deserve and look forward to coming to lunch every day. She runs an efficient program while providing students with quality products and works with Principals to run promotions that are fun as well as educational.
Lorraine Mott Operations Manager
Lorraine is interested in creative menu planning and incorporating new concepts. She keeps the cafeteria a fun place for students to dine by experimenting with new menu ideas, such as a variety of bento boxes and promotion days. She attends Nutrition Advisory Committee meetings to better understand the needs of the community, responding quickly to suggestions generated by students, parents, and administrators.
Cindy Sue Schaller Operations Manager
Cindy has a demonstrated commitment to the community she serves. She provides overall support and guidance to the school food service program, achieving operational and financial goals. She participates in Wellness Committee and Nutritional Advisory Committee meetings, allowing her to meet the needs of the district.
Scott Triola Operations Manager
Scott provides hands-on cafeteria support and guidance to the on-site team. Scott’s Culinary and Information Technology background allows him to focus on the enhancement of operating procedures, POS systems, and innovative programs.