Ernie Gilchrist is the Senior Vice President of Strategy and Integration for Performance Food Group. He came to PFG in May of 2008 with the acquisition of the company by Vistar Corporation. Ernie joined Vistar in 2002 as President of the Denver operating company, then in May of 2006 was named President/COO of Roma Food. He has been in the industry over 30 years. Prior to joining Vistar, he served at US Foodservice, SYSCO, and Seaway Foods. Ernie holds a B.A. from Ohio State University in Public Administration.