Mr. Trott is the current Chief Executive Officer of Pegasus Foods Inc., a middle market frozen food manufacturing company. Prior to that, Mr. Trott served as the Chief Executive Officer of Phelps Industries LLC, a leading pet treat company. Prior to his CEO roles, Mr. Trott served as: Chief Operations Officer of Russell Stover Candies (the 3rd largest chocolate company in North America) from 2006 to 2014; EVP of Sales and Marketing for American Italian Pasta Company, the largest pasta company in North America; and a variety of leadership roles at Pepsi, including VP of North America Sales for Non-Carbonated Beverages. Mr. Trott began his career as a Director of Export Operations at Anheuser-Busch.
Mr. Trott received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Quantitative Management, Marketing, and Computer Science from Southeast Missouri State University in 1983 and received an MBA from University of Missouri St. Louis in 1988.