F&B Webinar: Industry Trends, Risks, Opportunities & Value Creation
JANUARY 2019 – Food and Beverage Manufacturers/Distributors and Restaurants are experiencing strong growth, but the growth is happening in new and difficult to predict directions. In addition to expert insights into industry trends, risks and opportunities, you will get actionable intelligence and recommendations to make your company more valuable, more secure and more tax efficient.
Trends impacting the industry represent significant opportunities, but also threats. These include technology, third-party food delivery, labor shortages, brand risk, hyper-local sourcing / farm-to-table and new ingredients.
About the Panelists and Moderator: David Kummer is Managing Director of SCM. David manages teams that resolve the risk management needs of middle market companies throughout Southern California. David has more than 30 years of experience with Food & Beverage, Manufacturing & Distribution, Real Estate, Development & Construction, Healthcare, Automotive, and Non-Profit industries.
Daren Mesrobian leads HCVT’s Valuation & Advisory Services practice and brings over ten years of valuation and financial advisory experience. His industry experience is broad and includes Manufacturing, Retail, and Distribution, with a specialization in Food, Beverage and Agricultural businesses.
Larry Johnson heads up the Food & Beverage industry practice at Stanton Associates LLC. He brings extensive expertise in the food industry as founder and CEO of a specialty food products company. He has served as advisor to numerous food-related enterprises where he’s helped to expand distribution, build brand awareness and drive double-digit sales growth.
Lewis Stanton is a several-time CEO and COO with public and private companies. He has advised clients in several industries, including food and beverage. His expertise is in general management, strategy, sales, finance and operations. Lewis works with companies to deliver a dramatic increase in valuation, especially in anticipation of a liquidity event.
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This webinar is sponsored by SullivanCurtisMonroe Insurance Services, Holthouse Carlin & Van Trigt, and Stanton Associates. This webinar has been presented as a complimentary service to our clients and friends, and is for educational purposes only.