The most recent position held was Director of National Distribution Sales at Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP to direct the headquarter relationship for both US Foods and Sysco, focusing on sales growth and implementing innovative products with a sustainable outcome. Before this role, 10+ years were in a National Account role with Georgia Pacific, leading healthcare GPO business. In this role, Ms. Duncan was instrumental in growing Georgia Pacific’s healthcare footprint with the two largest healthcare GPO’s in the National Account business segment. Crystal was recognized over her Georgia Pacific tenure with team excellence/sales achievement in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2013. In 2015, Crystal was recognized for her sales achievement with Premier Inc., one of the leading GPO’s in Healthcare, with Georgia Pacific’s President’s Club award.
Ms. Duncan also held the role of operator where she led multiple teams at the Medical University of South Carolina, John Hopkins, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Holy Cross Hospital. During her tenure as an operator, Ms. Duncan became a certified chef to enhance her portfolio skill as a dietitian. Ms. Duncan has lead several winning sales teams at Alliant Foodservice and US Foods in St. Louis, Boston, and Atlanta.
Ms. Duncan holds several memberships at associations within the hospitality industry, including serving as chair of AHF (Association of Healthcare Foodservice) from 2014-2015 and the current Diversity Inclusion ambassador for WFF (Women’s Foodservice Forum). Crystal is a passionate contributor to WFF for 17+ years, where she has been recognized as Volunteer Contributor of the Year in 2011 and nominated in 2014. Crystal served as a board member for MFHA 2006-2010 and has been a long-term member of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics for over 30+years.
Ms. Duncan’s dietetic education was completed at Louisiana State University with a minor in Food Science. Ms. Duncan holds two certifications as an FMP and a certified HACCP practitioner.