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This list showcases the top Chicago based CFO’ operating in the Food Processing 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.
SVP Finance & CFO of Hearthside Food Solutions
Fred joined Hearthside in 2016, bringing two decades of Finance experience, most recently with BDT Capital Partners in Chicago. Prior to that he served as Vice President of Business Development and Treasurer at Sears Holding Corporation and Vice President of Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs & Co. Fred also held roles with Wasserstein Perella Group, Inc. and Pricewater-houseCoopers LLP.
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About Hearthside Food Solutions: Hearthside Food Solutions is the industry’s largest food contract manufacturer, and also the largest private bakery in the US.
Co-Founder & CFO of Nature’s Fynd
Matthew Strongin is a Co-Founder and Chief Financial Officer at Nature’s Fynd.
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About Lotic Labs, Nature’s Fynd: Nature’s Fynd is a food company that makes nutritional vegan protein from a microbe.
Chief Financial Officer of Kraft Heinz
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About Kraft Heinz: The Kraft Heinz Company is the third-largest food and beverage company in North America
Chief Financial Officer of PRE Brands
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About PRE Brands: PRE Brands is a food processing company that specializes in providing grass-fed and finished beef products.
CFO & Co-Founder of Windward Brands
Jon Bottorff is the CFO at Windward Brands.
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About Windward Brands: Windward Brands offers dessert, ice cream, and frozen novelty food products.