How I can help you

 

i love start-ups, especially Consumer Goods start-ups

Founded Pete's Brewing Company and created Pete's Wicked Ale.  Pete's had 10 successive years of over 100% growth rates.  Was on the Inc 100 top US private companies for three years in a row.  The company went public after 10 years and was acquired three years later.

 

Founded Cocoa Pete's Chocolate Adventures and sold the company 6 years later

 

Management positions in Finance, Manufacturing, Marketing, Sales, Corporate partnering at companies like Xerox,ROLM, IBM.

Areas of Expertise
  • Business Finance & Accounting
  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • Manufacturing & Product Development
  • Business Operations
  • Sales, Marketing & Public Relations

Industry Experience
  • Retail and Wholesale Trade

Education

BS in Space Mechanics and Propulsion, Columbia University 1972

MBA in Finance, Columbia University 1974

Certified Beer Judge, Beer Judge Certification Program 1992

Certified BBQ Judge, Kansas City BBQ Society(KCBS)

Certificate in Chocolate and Confections, Culinary Institute of America, 2000


Communication Methods

  • In Person
  • Phone