(Chicago, Ill) Devault Foods of Devault, Penn. and President and CEO Thomas Fillippo Award. The award was were honored today with the American Meat Institute (AMI) Edward C. Jones Community Service presented during the Chairman’s Centennial Gala, which was held during the International Meat, Poultry and Seafood Convention and Exposition.
The award was established in
memory of Ed Jones of Jones Dairy Farm, who was
a model of community service in our industry.
In presenting the award, AMI Chairman Bill
Buckner, corporate vice president, Cargill,
Inc. & CEO, Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation,
said Devault Foods and Fillippo embody this
same generous spirit.
active on several boards of his alma mater West
Chester University. He also chairs the Chester
County Chamber of Business and Industry, as
well as the Paoli Hospital Foundation, and
serves on the boards of the Chester County
Development Council, Chester County Industrial
Development Authority, and Central and Western
Industrial Development Authority.
former educator himself, Fillippo is committed
to helping local children and was recently
awarded the Distinguished Citizen Award by the
Chester County Council Boy Scouts of America.
Tom is often a guest lecturer in his local
school district teaching grade school students
about economics and how to start their own
“Tom encourages a
community spirit at Devault Foods, where the
company regularly supports The American Cancer
Society and The Muscular Dystrophy Association
and the Philadelphia Food Bank,” Buckner
said. “A close associate of Tom’s who
nominated him said ‘he never stops giving to
his community.’ That is why AMI is proud to
give this award to Tom Fillippo and Devault
Devault Foods Honored With American Meat InstituteFriday, October 28, 2005
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