Dave Hardie is a member of The Revelry Group, a Certified B Corporation that creates shared value for companies in the food, beverage and hospitality sectors. As Vice President, Sales and a Managing Partner of Revelry Foods, LLC., Dave leads the creation and expansion of their innovative product solutions initiative by launching the liquid dairy, shelf stable, start-up business. The launch of “Yay! Milk” (www.yaybeverages.com) includes Strategy Development, Business Development, Product Development, Launch, Marketing and Sales. In a few short years, the business has grown from zero revenue to over $15 million annual revenue and a 5-year projected compound annual growth rate (CAGR) to exceed 30%.
Prior to Revelry Foods, Dave served as Director, Gastronomy, of San Pellegrino, USA. He was responsible for the general management, growth and profitability of the away from home business. Dave’s extensive experience in the restaurant and chef community has interacted across a broad network of key stakeholders including chef’s, restauranteurs, influencers and media. Under Hardie’s leadership, the business delivered unrivaled growth and relevance for the San Pellegrino portfolio.