We focus on understanding our customers' unique business challenges and understand how to solve those challenges by offering the right solutions.


We are driven to discover new ways to connect our clients to new technology opportunities, create new customers and new market solutions to grow your businesses.

empower calls this Strategy and Solutions with Context – it means that there is tremendous value in being able to craft solutions for our clients leveraging our deep knowledge, expertise and experience in so many aspects of bringing products to end consumers – be it through manufacturing, distribution or retail.


At empower, we combine decades of food industry expertise with a robust understanding of technology, to provide effective, efficient solutions to our clients, that enable improved business performance by leveraging the power of automation.


About the Founders

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Food industry insider and proven market expert with deep relationships

  • Pure career focus on the Food Industry with senior positions for companies such as Sysco, Mondelez, Winn-Dixie, Pepsico, Safeway, and Kraft Heinz

  • Food value-chain thought-leader, speaker and innovator with expertise in sales, marketing, merchandising, finance, operations & supply chain

  • Sits on the board of 4 food industry consulting and technology firms including

  • Board Member for Academy of Food Marketing at St. Joseph's University

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Networked connector and solution creator in consulting, creative and technology markets

  • Depth in working with both end-user enterprise companies as well as market-focused solution providers.  Expertise in managing large, complex creative and technologies transactions

  • Drove major Food Industry transactions with firms such as Darden Restaurants, PFG, School Nutrition Association, and Johnson & Johnson

  • Partnered, managed and sold opportunities with leading solution firms such as Oracle (Stellant, Endeca, BEA), Microsoft, HP/Interwoven, SUN, Ektron, IBM and Sitecore