Officers & Directors


Officers & Directors

Management Team

Thomas C. Ennis
Thomas C. Ennis
President and Chief Executive Officer
Thomas C. Ennis Mr. Ennis has served as our Chief Executive Officer, President, and has been a member of our board of directors since July 2014. From June 2009 to July 2014, Mr. Ennis served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Oberto Sausage Co., Inc., a company manufacturing meat snacks, doing business as Oberto Brands. From August 2007 to June 2009, Mr. Ennis served as the Vice President of Marketing at Oberto Brands. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Ennis served as the Vice President of Marketing at Maggiano’s, a Brinker International, Inc. national restaurant chain. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Ennis was Marketing Director at The Dial Corporation, a personal care and household cleaning product company. From July 1996 to August 1997 and from April 1998 to 2003, Mr. Ennis served in various brand management roles at Unilever United States, Inc. From August 1997 to April 1998, Mr. Ennis worked at Nestle S.A., a food and beverage company. From 2012 to 2014, Mr. Ennis served as a member of the board of directors of Toosum Healthy Foods LLC, a private company manufacturing BFY, all-natural snack bars.

Mr. Ennis holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and minor in English from Fordham University and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in marketing from the University of Texas at Austin.
Brian Goldberg
Brian Goldberg
Chief Financial Officer
Brian Goldberg Mr. Goldberg has served as our Chief Financial Officer since September 2014. From January 2013 to September 2014, Mr. Goldberg served as the Chief Financial Officer at Enersciences Holdings, LLC, a company focused on developing technology solutions for the energy industry, and Mr. Goldberg continues to serve on its board of directors. From January 2012 until December 2012, Mr. Goldberg served as the Chief Financial Officer at Badlands Power Fuels, LLC, an environmental services provider. From 2005 to December 2011, Mr. Goldberg served as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at Sweet Leaf Tea Company, a beverage company. After Sweet Leaf Tea Company was sold to Nestle S.A., Mr. Goldberg was retained by Nestle to manage the integration. From 2004 to 2005, Mr. Goldberg served as Vice President of New Capital Partners, a private equity firm. Mr. Goldberg also serves, and has served on the boards of several private companies, including Rumble Drinks, a company manufacturing pre-packaged shakes, since September 2013; Runa LLC, a beverage company, from October 2012 to September 2014; and Freed Foods, Inc., an organic baby foods company doing business as NurtureMe since June 2011.

Mr. Goldberg holds a Bachelor of Science in Management with a major in accounting from Tulane University, a Master of Accountancy with an emphasis in taxation from the University of Georgia, and a Master of Business Administration from The Darden School at The University of Virginia.

Board of Directors

Jeffrey S. Barber
Chairman
Mr. Barber has served as a member of our board of directors since July 2014, and chairman of the board of directors since April 2015. Mr. Barber joined TA Associates, a leading growth private equity firm, in 2001 and has served as a Managing Director since 2007. Currently, Mr. Barber co-heads TA Associates’ North American Consumer and Healthcare Group and serves or has served on the boards of several public and private companies including Tectum Holdings, Inc., a vehicle products company, since 2014; Full Sail University, since 2011; the Los Angeles Film School, since 2011; Vatterott College, an educational services company, since 2009; Cath Kidston Ltd, a fashion company, from 2010 to 2015; Dymatize Enterprises LLC, a nutritional supplements company, from December 2010 to February 2014 and Tempur Sealy International, Inc., a publicly-traded mattress company, from 2002 to 2009. Mr. Barber also serves as a Trustee of The Johns Hopkins University, The Buckingham, Brown and Nichols School and the US Lacrosse Foundation.

Mr. Barber holds a Bachelor of Arts from Johns Hopkins University and a Masters of Business Administration from Columbia School of Business.
William David Christ II
Mr. Christ has served as a member of our board of directors since July 2014. Mr. Christ joined TA Associates in 2003, where he now serves as a Director, and is primarily focused on investments in the consumer products, retail and restaurant industries. Mr. Christ currently serves or has served on the boards of several private companies including Towne Park, LLC, a hospitality services company from December 2013 to December 2014; Dymatize Enterprises LLC, a nutritional supplements company, from December 2010 to February 2014; Vatterott College, an educational services company, from November 2009 to June 2014; and Microban International Ltd., a branded ingredient company, from October 2008 to December 2011.

Mr. Christ holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Washington and Lee University and a Master of Business Administration from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.
Chris Elshaw
Mr. Elshaw has served on our board of directors since May 2015. From May 2009 until February 2014, Mr. Elshaw served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Revlon Inc. and its affiliates, a global cosmetics company. From October 2007 until May 2009, Mr. Elshaw served as Revlon’s Executive Vice President and General Manager, U.S. Region. From July 2002 until October 2007, Mr. Elshaw held several leadership roles within Revlon, including Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Europe, Middle East and Canada. From 1996 until 2002, Mr. Elshaw held several senior general management positions at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (Clairol Division), a global pharmaceuticals company, including serving as General Manager of the U.K. and Ireland division. From November 2007 until February 2014, Mr. Elshaw served as a board member of the Personal Care Products Council, a cosmetic and personal care products industry association, and from February 2012 to February 2014, served as its Vice Chairman.
Thomas C. Ennis
Mr. Ennis has served as our Chief Executive Officer, President, and has been a member of our board of directors since July 2014. From June 2009 to July 2014, Mr. Ennis served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Oberto Sausage Co., Inc., a company manufacturing meat snacks, doing business as Oberto Brands. From August 2007 to June 2009, Mr. Ennis served as the Vice President of Marketing at Oberto Brands. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Ennis served as the Vice President of Marketing at Maggiano’s, a Brinker International, Inc. national restaurant chain. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Ennis was Marketing Director at The Dial Corporation, a personal care and household cleaning product company. From July 1996 to August 1997 and from April 1998 to 2003, Mr. Ennis served in various brand management roles at Unilever United States, Inc. From August 1997 to April 1998, Mr. Ennis worked at Nestle S.A., a food and beverage company. From 2012 to 2014, Mr. Ennis served as a member of the board of directors of Toosum Healthy Foods LLC, a private company manufacturing BFY, all-natural snack bars.

Mr. Ennis holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and minor in English from Fordham University and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in marketing from the University of Texas at Austin.
Andrew S. Friedman
Mr. Friedman is our founder and has served as our Senior Advisor and on our board of directors since July 2014. From August 2010 to July 2014, Mr. Friedman served as the Chief Executive Officer of SkinnyPop Popcorn LLC, our Predecessor. From 2008 to 2010, Mr. Friedman co-founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of Wells Street Popcorn, LLC, a retail popcorn company.

Mr. Friedman holds a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management from the University of Michigan and a Master of Business Administration with a major in Finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
John K. Haley
Mr. Haley has served on our board of directors since April 2015. Mr. Haley currently serves as a member of the board of directors, a member of the compensation committee and chair of the audit committee at General Growth Properties, Inc., a publicly-traded real estate investment trust, and a member of the board of directors at Bedrock Brands Inc., a consumer products company. Mr. Haley also acts as a consultant, assisting with financial due diligence for private equity firms. From October 2010 to February 2014, Mr. Haley served as a member of the board of directors and chair of the audit committee at Body Central, Corp., a fashion apparel and accessories retailer. From November 2010 to September 2012, Mr. Haley served as a member of the board of directors at JW Childs Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose acquisition company. From 1978 to 2009, Mr. Haley held various positions, including Partner, at Ernst & Young LLP.

Mr. Haley has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Northeastern University.
Dawn E. Hudson
Ms. Hudson has served on our board of directors since October 2014. Since September 2014, Ms. Hudson has been the Chief Marketing Officer of the National Football League, a professional sports league. From March 2009 to September 2014, Ms. Hudson was a Vice-Chairman at The Parthenon Group, a global boutique consulting firm, serving as head of its consumer practice. Between 2002 and 2007, Ms. Hudson held several roles at Pepsi-Cola North America, a multi-national beverage company and division of PepsiCo, Inc., including President and Chief Executive Officer of Pepsi-Cola North America and PepsiCo Food Service from 2005 to 2007. Ms. Hudson also served as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Frito-Lay North America, Inc., an international snack food company, from 1996 to 1998. Ms. Hudson currently serves as a member of the board of directors, compensation committee and governance committee of Lowes Companies, Inc., a chain of retail home improvement and appliance stores; as a member of the board of directors and audit committee of Nvidia Corp., a visual computing company; and as a member of the board of Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc., a marketing solutions company. From May 2008 to March 2014,Ms. Hudson served on the board of directors of Allergan Inc., a pharmaceutical company, from 2010 to 2012, Ms. Hudson served on the board of PF Chang’s China Bistro, Inc., a restaurant chain, and from 2008 to 2010, she served as Chairman of the board of the Ladies Professional Golf Association, a professional golfing organization.

Ms. Hudson holds a Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College.
Pamela L. Netzky
Ms. Netzky is our founder and served as our Senior Advisor and on our board of directors since July 2014. From August 2010 to July 2014, Ms. Netzky also served as the President of SkinnyPop Popcorn LLC, our Predecessor. From 2008 to 2010, Ms. Netzky co-founded and served as the Chief Operating Officer of Wells Street Popcorn, LLC, a retail popcorn company.

Ms. Netzky holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from DePaul University.