Beata Pabian is a passionate food industry professional with over 25-years of experience spanning various roles. She’s worked in gourmet and natural retail, small to large food manufacturing, distribution and data analysis. She has supported local start-up food manufacturers for 10-years in Boulder, CO and participated in several advisory boards and panels at New Hope Expos and Specialty Food Shows. She has a BS in Marketing and an MBA in Marketing and Strategic Management from the Carlson School of Mgmt., University of Minnesota. She lives with her husband and two daughters in Boulder, Colorado where she also tends to a small organic garden.