PAUL NARDONE

Advisor

Paul Nardone has held executive leadership roles with several emerging food and beverage brands and has over 25 years of success in creating and executing high-growth strategies, achieving superior operating results, and delivering significant value-creation for stakeholders through strategic M&A realizations to industry leaders. From 2015 to 2021, he served as Chief Executive Officer of BFY Brands, the maker of PopCorners, which was acquired by by PepsiCo in February 2020. Prior to that, Paul was an Operating Partner at Sherbrooke Capital from 2013 through 2015. Prior to that, Paul served as Chief Executive Officer of Immaculate Baking Company from 2008 to 2013, where he led the company prior to its acquisition by General Mills. From 2004 to 2008, Paul was President and CEO of Stirrings, a leading brand of premium cocktail mixers. His career in the “better for you” space began in 1993 at Annie’s Homegrown, where he served in numerous senior roles, including as CEO from 1999 to 2004. Paul currently serves on the Board of Directors of Notch Brewing, Rustic Crust/American Flatbread and The Governors Academy. Paul holds a B.A. from Tufts University and a M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.

PAUL NARDONE

CEO, Hippeas