Vice President Operations
Ian has more than 18 years of experience and leadership in the supply chain arena both in the military and private sector. He has held rank of Captain in the United States Marine Corps, and has had multiple manufacturing, distribution and supply chain leadership roles at PepsiCo. In addition to his PepsiCo. experience, he helped develop the internal supply chain at The Fresh Market Grocery Group in the role of Supply Chain Director. In his most recent role he lead a Distribution and Transportation Organization as the VP of Operations for DPI, a Specialty Food Distributor that supports customers such as Whole Foods, Kroger, Giant and multiple independent customers.
Ian is passionate about leadership, development and working with young emerging talent inside and outside work. He has worked with non-profit organizations such as 500 Men Read, Boys and Girls Club and has taught Martial Arts programs for you in California and South Carolina.
He has a degree in Marketing from Virginia State University, loves sports, and enjoys participating in Spartan Runs and the occasional 5K race. Ian's wife, Renee, is a non-practicing attorney from Brooklyn NY and they have two sons, Ian JR and Elon. The family loves to travel and spend time outdoors.