Jamie has been an entrepreneur since the early 2000s. After graduation from college, he worked as an Agriculture and Forestry Volunteer over two tours in the Peace Corps, in both the Philippines and the Amazon rainforest region of Ecuador, then spent four years as a US Treasury bond trader on the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade. Jamie began his corporate career in logistics and operations management, responsible for launching, managing and leading the turnaround of various country-level operating businesses of a publicly traded company, from Puerto Rico to Jamaica to the Philippines, among others. He most recently spearheaded the successful development and operation of a large methane-powered waste-to-energy plant on the largest dairy and crop farm in Door County, WI.
Todd is a career entrepreneur and founder of many companies in marketing, packaging and technology. He is currently the CEO of Liquidus, a leading advertising-technology company. In addition, Todd was the cofounder of Beer Across America, Goose Island Beer Company and Drinks.com. Todd is active on multiple boards and is passionately devoted to helping solve farming issues and world hunger.
Joe spent most of his career with ADP, starting as a programmer and eventually running North America Operations. Along the way Joe started, managed and grew businesses organically, and acquired then integrated roughly a dozen businesses. Joe spent much of his time ensuring things scaled and was managing $1.2B in Revenue when he retired in the fall of 2018. Joe founded Summerset Ventures a Growth Management firm in 2015 and spends time helping technology companies get optimized and ready for eventual exits.
Over the past 30 years, Bob has owned and operated companies servicing various facets of the food industry. In 2007, Bob and his wife Jen combined their expertise in business, marketing, culinary and operations to create Harvest Moon Farms. The farm supplied organic produce to the Midwest market. As GM, Bob is responsible for business development, real estate, retail product development, industry relations including consumer/retail events, and association sponsorships. He has been involved in philanthropic food-based initiatives.