Scott C. Wallace
President of Royal Hawaiian Macadamia Nut, Inc.
Mr. Wallace has served as executive vice president sales and marketing of the Managing Partner since January 2012. Prior to his employment with the Managing Partner he did consulting work with private equity firms and high net worth individuals on potential acquisitions and minority share investments primarily in privately owned companies. He was President and CEO of Fruit Patch, one of the largest processor/marketers of fresh fruit in the United States specializing in peaches, plums, nectarines, grapes, and specialty fruits. Mr. Wallace has been involved with consumer products, general management, marketing, sales, processing, manufacturing, and distribution for his entire career. Mr. Wallace has spent over 25 years in progressively more senior management positions in the consumer goods industry. He spent three years managing offices throughout the world which market and distribute the Singer, Husqvarna Viking and Pfaff brand sewing machine brands at SVP Worldwide, a Kohlberg and Company owned business. Prior to joining SVP, he was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Gardenburger, Inc. until taking the company private in 2006. Previously, he was president and Chief Executive Officer of Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corporation until 2000. He has also served in management capacities with Fruit Patch (2009 through 2011), SVP Worldwide (2006 through 2009), Jacobs Suchard (1988 through 1994), Eastman Kodak Company (1985 through 1988) and Procter & Gamble (1978 through 1985). Mr. Wallace provides the Board of Directors broad general management and executive level sales and marketing expertise. Mr. Wallace received his Bachelor of Arts in International Business Management and Marketing from San Francisco State University.