Jeffrey L. Posner
Chief Executive Officer, Wholesome Goodness LLC
Jeff Posner is an experienced executive with a long-standing track record of proven business success. Mr. Posner’s career has focused on the food industry, having spent his entire 39 year career in a variety of food-related channels and functional disciplines. In early 2008, Mr. Posner founded his own consulting firm, Renascence Associates, which played a leading role in commercializing NuVal LLC, the leading nutritional guidance system. Since 2009, Mr. Posner has been CEO of Wholesome Goodness, LLC, an innovative food company chartered to provide consumers with a wide range of all natural and “better for you” products by creating a compelling new brand and employing a collaborative business approach with its business “partners.”
From 2001-2007, Mr. Posner was the Executive Vice President of Topco Associates LLC, a privately-held cooperative which provides procurement, quality assurance, brand development, new product innovation, supply chain and other related services to the grocery and foodservice industries. Topco, which enjoyed annual sales growth from $3 billion to $9 billion during Mr. Posner’s tenure, is located in Skokie, Illinois. Prior to Topco, Mr. Posner held positions in both consumer products and foodservice industries with extensive cross-functional experience in purchasing/supply chain management, category management, marketing and general management experience, including: Senior Vice President – Alliant Foodservice, Vice President – Purchasing of Kraft Foods North America, and numerous executive positions during his 24 years with General Foods/Kraft Foods, including: General Manager – Baking and Canning, General Manager – Ready-to-Drink Beverages, Vice President – Division Operations & Technology and Division Controller.
Mr. Posner received his Bachelor of Science from Syracuse University and an MBA from New York University. He and his wife Jennifer have three children and live in Evanston, Illinois.