The White House announced the creation of 17 industry specific task forces that the President will look to for advice and guidance relative to reopening the American economy.  One of the task forces, focused on the food and beverage industry, consists of twenty-three (23) individual members including restaurant brand CEOs, chefs and restaurateurs as well as industry association executives Dirk Van Dongen (National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors, Marvin Irby (National Restaurant Association) and Robert Cresanti, President and CEO of the International Franchise Association. Other industry groups represent agriculture, banking, construction, defense, energy, financial services, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, real estate, retail, technology, telecommunications, transportation and sports.