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This list showcases the top Austin, Texas based CFO’ operating in the Food and Beverage space. If you think a CFO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Chief Financial Officer of Torchy’s Tacos
Ryan Moore is the Chief Financial Officer at Torchy’s Tacos.
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About Torchy’s Tacos: Torchy’s Tacos is an Austin, Texas-based chain of taco restaurants.
CFO of Delicious Contents
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About Delicious Contents: Delicious Content helps brands sell product by developing practical and novel (food) product uses and capturing them for communications.
CFO of inKind
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About Highway 12 Ventures, inKind: inKind finances restaurants by purchasing large amounts of food and beverage credits upfront, and then selling that F&B credit to consumers.
CFO of William Chris Vineyards
Brian Robert Gilliam is a high energy hands-on finance professional with demonstrated ability to drive successful execution for over 20 years in diverse market conditions across multiple industries. Gilliam received his bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University – College Station in business administration and finance in 1986. In addition, Gilliam completed graduate level coursework towards MBA and numerous certification programs in accounting, corporate finance, and financial modeling and treasury operations. Brian Gilliam is a business oriented professional with experience to effectively communicate & integrate strategic, operating, and finance objectives. Gilliam has proven ability to build and leverage relationships across organizations and at all levels. He is flexible, consistent team player sought after for decision support in improving productivity, efficiency and bottom-line results. Brian Robert Gilliam has had tenures at Patagonia, Nike and General Electric. A trusted and valued resource to several CEO’s, CFO’s, Board of Directors, and Institutional Investors, Brian Robert Gilliam has balanced leadership experience from emerging growth to large cap companies. Gilliam has a clean and successful working history with commercial banks, investment banks, and analysts. Gilliam has extensive experience with capital markets, strategic & tactical alignment, complex deal & negotiation experience, global operations, accounting standards, enterprise risk management, legal issues, corporate performance management, and corporate governance. As the CFO of Fiberio Technology of Austin, Texas, Brian Gilliam is responsible for all Finance, Accounting, HR and Legal functions of a startup company that develops and supplies equipment for the fabrication of nanofibers. He was recruited by the CEO to develop standardized accounting and financial reporting framework, systems infrastructure, policies, budgeting, forecasting, corporate performance management, audit functions, bank relations, risk management and interface with capital markets. As the Director of Finance of Renew Data Corporation of Austin, Texas, Gilliam was responsible for all Finance & Accounting functions of a global technology service and software provider. He reported directly to the CEO. Gilliam’s main responsibilities included monthly financials, board package preparation, budgets orecast, and development of policies and procedures. He was primarily responsible for all capital market positioning and capital funding including 3 rounds of equity fundraising including all financial due diligence and legal paperwork and investor relations (over $70M raised). Gilliam handled all bank relations including negotiations on multiple facility amendments in a tough credit market, equipment and building lease negotiations, and all compliance documents. Gilliam also managed external audits and made determinations for revenue recognition.
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About William Chris Vineyards: William Chris Vineyards is a winery firm that produces high-quality grapes growth and vineyard that are sold via the online store.
CFO of Kettle & Fire
Brian Hack is the CFO at Kettle and Fire.
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About Kettle & Fire: Kettle & Fire is a bone broth company that combines marrow bones with premium organic vegetables and filtered water in steel kettles.