Arable Capital Partners has appointed Scott Hogan as a vice president. Prior to joining the firm, Hogan held executive roles at the Louis Dreyfus Company.
BELLEVUE, April 18, 2019 – Arable Capital Partners (“Arable”) welcomes Scott Hogan to the Arable team as a Vice President in the Bellevue, WA office. Scott will be responsible for transactional work and due diligence on acquisitions, financial analysis, portfolio management and assisting in overall investment strategy.
Managing Director Greg Richards describes, “Scott’s experience in agriculture and business operations combined with his finance and investment background makes him a great fit with the Arable model for making investments and providing ongoing strategic value for our portfolio companies.”
Prior to Arable, Scott held several executive roles with the Louis Dreyfus Company, a global agribusiness focused across the value chain from farming, processing, logistics, and trading of agriculture commodities.
Scott was President of Louis Dreyfus Citrus, Inc., a citrus processing and packaging subsidiary in Florida, where he held P&L responsibility across three manufacturing sites, sales, fruit procurement, and trading activities, and led the sale of its juice packaging operation. Previously, Scott was Vice President, Treasurer and Head of Business Development for the North American business which included leading several acquisitions in the agribusiness industry and raising over $2 billion dollars in financing. He also has experience leading investment activities for a family office and worked in investment banking with Merrill Lynch.
Scott stated, “Arable presents a unique opportunity to join an investment team with strong operating experience and a focus up and down the value chain which I believe is an ideal formula for this industry.”
“Scott is a great fit with the culture we are building at Arable as well as bringing immediate value to our investment process and relevant experience for working with our portfolio companies; Fresh Innovations and Laurel Ag + Water Solutions,” added Derek Yurosek, Managing Director in the Bakersfield, CA office.
About Arable Capital Partners
Based in Bellevue, WA and Bakersfield, CA, Arable focuses on investing in food & agriculture companies. The firm takes a broad approach to the industry, making long-term investments from “seed to shelf.” Arable is an attractive partner for family operators and management teams, targeting 15+ year hold periods with long term strategic investments.