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
- Product Development & Manufacturing
- Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
- Retail Trade
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