After graduating from Yale with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Steve spent his first 11 years with Procter and Gamble and Pillsbury in progressive leadership positions in Sales, Manufacturing and Supply Chain.
After leaving Pillsbury, Steve had Board and/or CEO/Investor responsibilities in 3 different small companies over 10 years.
For the past 9 years, Steve has been applying his experience to the healthy food and ingredient industry as CRO, and then CEO and Director of AHD International, Sesajal USA and Chosen Foods respectively. Steve’s food and beverage experience, personable style, skilled strategic planning and high level business development led those companies to new marquee clients and exponential growth.
Steve currently lives in both Visalia and with his wife and two teenage daughters. As a former college football player and athletics enthusiast, Steve still enjoys participating in pick-up basketball, flag football, weight training and 5ks, as well as attending all kinds of sporting events.