Sarah Palisi Chapin

President and Chief Executive Officer of Chapin Creative
Chair of Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, member of the Compensation Committee

Ms. Chapin has been Principal of Chapin Creative, LLC, a business incubation, strategy, and marketing advisory firm, since 2016. For seven years before founding Chapin Creative, she was Chief Executive Officer and a board member of Hail Merry, a marketer and manufacturer of gluten-free, vegan, refrigerated plant ingredient snacks. Earlier in her career, she was Chief Executive Officer, then Chairman, of Enersyst Development Center, an intellectual property development and licensing firm in food processing, vending, and foodservice, from 1995 to 2003. She served as Vice President of Worldwide Business Strategy of Burger King Corporation from 1990 to 1995, including as co-leader for development of Restaurant Services, Inc., the Burger King purchasing coop. She began her career in food service as Director of New Concepts and Engineering for Pizza Hut from 1985 to 1990.

Ms. Chapin’s more than three decades of experience in the food service and food processing industries give her a comprehensive understanding of strategy, franchising, commercial kitchen technology, brand management, product development, marketing, operational excellence, market expansion, and acquisition strategy.

Since 2021, Ms. Chapin has served on the board at FlowTrans LLC, a liquid food grade tanker transportation and logistics business.

Independent Director