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Colorado-Based Revelry Brands Hires New COO and CFO

Revelry Brands said Tuesday that it has named Gil Fronzaglia as COO and Seth Beers as CFO. Prior to joining Revelry, Fronzaglia served as COO at Food Should Taste Good while Beers was CFO and COO at PACT Apparel. Based in Boulder, Colo., Revelry Brands is an investment firm that provides growth-stage private equity to companies in the natural foods and consumer products sectors.

PRESS RELEASE

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Revelry Brands (Revelry), a Boulder, Colo – based investment firm focused on providing growth-stage private equity to unique, innovative businesses in the natural foods and consumer products categories, announced today that it has named Gil Fronzaglia as Chief Operating Officer and Seth Beers as Chief Financial Officer.
“The addition of both Mr. Beers and Mr. Fronzaglia adds significant depth to our executive team,” said Brendan Synnott, Co-Founder of Revelry Brands. “Their unique understanding of the natural products consumer coupled with proven track records of accelerating growth at early-stage companies makes both gentlemen a very welcome addition to Revelry.”
Fronzaglia returns to Boulder to join Revelry with a significant background in helping private equity backed, high-growth companies successfully exit to strategics. He was most recently fulfilled this role at Food Should Taste Good, a growth-stage natural tortilla chip company where he served as the Chief Operating Officer since 2007. Prior to that, he served in various executive-level operations roles for natural products companies including Izze Beverage Company, SoBe Beverage Company, and the holistic pet food company, Blue Buffalo. Before that time, Franzaglia spent over 9 years with the Pepsi Cola Company. He received his MBA from Barry University in Miami, FL and his undergraduate degree from Northeastern University.
Prior to joining Revelry, Beers was CFO and COO at PACT Apparel, where he helped raise over $4.5M of growth equity and led the business following Revelry’s acquisition of PACT in 2011. Previously, he was an investment banker in the consumer products sector at Banc of America Securities and Green, Manning and Bunch. Beers is an active angel investor for early-stage consumer businesses. He received his MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management and his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan.
Revelry’s investments include PACT, Only Natural Pet Store, EVOL Foods and Siggi’s Dairy.
About Revelry Brands
Revelry Brands is an investment firm focused on providing growth-stage private equity to unique, innovative businesses in the natural foods and consumer products categories. Our companies have management teams with proven track records, innovative offerings, and authentic stories that translate into successful lifestyle brands. Revelry’s commitment to investing hands-on operational expertise alongside our investment capital allows us to work with exceptional people and companies who are truly looking for a partner.
Founded in 2009, Revelry Brands is led by the former co-founder and CEO of Bear Naked and is advised by a seasoned team of financial stalwarts and LOHAS industry innovators. Revelry Brands is based in Boulder, CO. Please visit www.revelrybrands.com for more information.