No Longer Just a Matter of Taste: Strategic Innovation in the Food Industry – May 18

May 18, 2017

Where: Russell Investments | 17th Floor

When: 4:00 PM

Meridian Capital is proud to partner with Chicago Booth to host a panel discussion with some of the PNW’s most innovative food brands. Our C-level panelists will delve into what keeps their brands competitive in an ever-changing landscape.


  • Manny Chao (Panelist), Co-founder and CEO, Georgetown Brewing
  • Kurt Dammeier (Panelist), Founder and CEO, Sugar Mountain (Beecher’s Cheese, Pasta & Co. and The Butcher’s Table)
  • Kevin Klock (Panelist), Former CEO, TalkingRain/Sparkling ICE
  • Linda Pearce (Panelist), Chief Financial Officer, Tillamook County Creamery
  • Michael Barber (Moderator), Managing Director, Meridian Capital LLC


May 18 – 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.


Russell Investments

1301 2nd Avenue, 17th Floor

Seattle, WA


4:30 pm – 5:30 pm:  Cocktails
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm:  Panel Session

Learn more and register here