SHAWN MCBRIDE is Vice President of Foah International, LLC, a family-owned specialty food company which is based in Atlanta. Foah offers unique Italian specialty foods and sells to national chains and major importers. Shawn has been in the food industry since 1983, when she first teamed up with Chef Paul Prudhomme and was instrumental as CEO and president in building a national/international business for Magic Seasonings and K-Paul’s restaurant. Over her 30 years in the industry, Shawn has served on nearly every committee/council/task force within the Specialty Food Association (SFA) and presently is serving as the Chair of the Specialty Food Association Board of Directors and is proud to be a part of the Specialty Food Foundation Board as well.