Ken Plasse // Partner

  • Purpose-driven, middle-market consumer leader who elevates companies across growth chasms and drives step change EBITDA improvements.
  • Proven success in generating exceptional revenue and profit results in venture-backed companies to large stand-alone premium brand divisions.
  • Well-rounded GM foundation across marketing, sales, finance, and operations gained at top tier consulting firms and Fortune 500 global CPG companies.
  • Built vertically integrated, market leading venture backed consumer seafood brand at Fishpeople Seafood
  • Transformed a pioneering biotechnology into a disruptive award-winning microalgae food ingredient platform at Solazyme sold to Corbion
  • Built multiple premium $100M+ food and beverage brands at Hershey & EJ Gallo.
  • Earned MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and BS from the Smith School of Business at University of Maryland at College Park.
  • Passionate about helping partner companies ignite growth, cultivate high performance teams, elevate commercial operations, and build sustainable competitive advantage

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