Steve’s career food industry product development spans 35 years where he has lead the development of many new food products. He currently leads the R&D efforts for Pinnacle Foods, maker of such brands as Duncan Hines, Birds Eye, Wishbone, Vlasic, Mrs. Butterworth’s, Log Cabin, Hungry Man, Mrs. Paul’s, Lenders, Armour and may other fine brands. Prior to Pinnacle, Steve lead the Global and North American Biscuit product development team for Nabisco-Kraft working around the world on such brands as Oreo, Chips Ahoy! and Ritz, to name a few. Earlier in his career, Steve worked for Pepsi, Keebler Company and Mrs. Paul’s.
He has a passion for food. His undergraduate degree is in Food Science from Delaware Valley University and he received his Masters in Business from Lehigh University.
Steve lives with his wife in Great Meadows, NJ on a small goat farm that his wife manages. He has two daughters and a granddaughter. Steve is an Ordained Catholic Deacon of the Diocese of Metuchen.