– 18 years in progressive Accounting and Finance roles within two food industry companies before being promoted to President and CEO.
– Proven record of creating significant shareholder value. High energy, collaborative leader with a demonstrated ability in developing and implementing strategic plans, building high performance teams, and defining and focusing on core objectives.
– Led the Company to the highest level of revenue and EBITDA in Company history.
– Led company’s development of corporate re-branding strategy, leading to a $45 million increase in shareholder value.
– Worked with local and state authorities to obtain funding for plant expansion, creating 65 new jobs and driving a 30% increase in plant capacity.

Recruited to CFO role at a time when the company was likely facing bankruptcy.
– Analyzed operations to determine critical problem areas and generated solutions to enhance the company’s financial performance.
– Management of refinancing activities totaling $100 million.
– Evaluated and engineered options to pay off remaining bank debt that led to the closure and sale of an underutilized manufacturing facility and sale of a non-core brand and business unit.

BS in Accounting. CPA, Virginia. Member Young Presidents Organization.

Ready for his next executive leadership role on your team – experienced in private equity owned business and public company.

Meet Your Recruiter

Laurie Hyllberg

Vice President at Kinsa Group and Executive Recruiter. Laurie champions Kinsa’s position as the top food and beverage recruiting firm in the nation and presence in the global FMCG marketplace. To her Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Business Management and Marketing she adds 17 years of executive search experience in the food and beverage industry at Kinsa. Building a network of executives and professionals through membership in the Women’s Foodservice Forum, Institute of Food Technologists, and maintaining professional expertise in recruiting as an Executive Board Member for the Recruiters Of Wisconsin association, Laurie is able to connect top talent in the food industry with food and beverage processors growing their teams at the C-Suite, VP, Director, and Management level. Connect with Laurie today!
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