Mr. Finch has been the President of Finch Grocery Company, LLC, a private firm for capital investments, board memberships and related business activities in the food and consumer products industries, since 2006. Mr. Finch has extensive experience in the food industry and has served as the Chief Executive Officer of both Rupari Food Services LLC, a mid-sized ($145 million) meat products manufacturer, and Ryt-Way Industries LLC, a large ($325 million) dry foods contract packager. Earlier in his career, Mr. Finch was with Johnsonville Sausage LLC for 11 years where he ended as a Group Vice President. While there his responsibilities included, amongst other things, overall company strategy and day-to-day operations. Mr. Finch started his career at Hormel Foods Corporation.
Current and prior board experience includes: Duluth Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTH), an American workwear and accessories company; JonnyPops, LLC, a frozen popsicle business; J&B Group, a food manufacturing and distribution company; Quality Ingredients Corporation, a spray drying company; SALO, LLC, a Minneapolis-based staffing company; Foundation for Strategic Sourcing, a non-profit organization that established a forum for consumer packaged goods marketers, external manufacturers and secondary packagers; and, the American Polocrosse Association.
Mr. Finch holds a B.S. degree in economics from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Northwestern University.