Darcy ensures we are bringing good energy to the world—not only within our product portfolios but also within our four walls. Darcy makes PNC a great place to work by inspiring employees to work together in a transparent and collaborative way. She fosters a culture of empowerment, where teams feel comfortable sharing their ideas and believe in their ability to make an impact. When she’s not speed-walking around the office, she’s spending time with her two kids, trying to fit in a yoga class or hiking on Mt. Tam. See Darcy’s LinkedIn Profile for more.
Paul oversees finance and accounting.and He plays a strategic role in analysis, business guidance and systems along with a compliance role through accounting and regulatory. He brings good energy to his team through his thought-leadership in process improvement and efficiency. Out of the office, Paul enjoys spending time with his family and cheering for his favorite sports team, the Kentucky Wildcats. (Go Cats!) See Paul’s LinkedIn Profile for more.
Lee has come a long way from his Disco DJ days. When we asked Lee what gets him out of bed in the morning, he said it’s “easy when you have a great product to sell and a great team to work with to sell it. It’s not work – it’s fun.” Lee’s role is making sure we have the right people on our sales team, and they have the tools they need to be successful. Outside the office, Lee gets his energy from his family, his four kids and six grandkids. See Lee’s LinkedIn Profile for more.
Doug, a man of many hobbies and even more nicknames, leads all things marketing at Premier Nutrition. An unapologetic foodie, Doug believes in bringing great taste and nutrition to our consumers in every product we create. Outside of work, you’ll find Doug literally and metaphorically running around the world—clocking miles for upcoming races, traveling to unusual places and soaking in novel experiences with his wife Elise. See Doug’s LinkedIn Profile for more.
Robin oversees the Demand and Supply Planning process, Procurement process, Manufacturing process, Transportation and Distribution and Quality. He thrives on inspiring and motivating his team and enjoys seeing them accomplish and stretch themselves to be the best they can be. Robin is always challenging himself to try new things, huge on learning and enjoys reading with his family! See Robin’s LinkedIn Profile for more.
Marc has been leading our Dymatize business and now leads PNC’s global expansion including the ANI business in Germany. Our competitors (and coffee) are a major motivator for Marc, who believes ‘our job is to Win!, but we can enjoy each other and have fun doing it”. In addition to 30 years’ experience in CPG, Marc is supported in life by his amazing and energetic wife, their three kids and three dogs. He’s also a passionate fan of LSU football that makes for some memorable weekends. (Geaux Tigers!). See Marc’s LinkedIn Profile for more.
A big driver of PNC’s financial decisions, Kathleen is also a tireless culture advocate, helping us build a cool, welcoming environment. She was a pioneer of our dog-friendly workplace program and loves to decorate offices in different themes (including her latest, The PowerBar Garage, complete with overalls and tools). When it comes to motivation, it’s Kathleen’s Australian shepherd, Izzy, who gets her out of bed in the morning—literally. See Kathleen’s LinkedIn Profile for more.
Anne likes to say, “no news is good news,” something that’s achievable only when all accounting transactions are processed accurately and timely, financial results are reported to our parent company and internal controls are rock solid. In addition to over 15 years of accounting and project leadership experience, Anne was once a blackjack dealer at Harrah’s Tahoe and a backup singer for Paul Anka. How’s that for a diverse background? See Anne’s LinkedIn Profile for more.
Brian is a self-proclaimed computer geek who loves taking apart complex systems and making them more useful. That means that at PNC, we’re closing the gap between consumer solutions and enterprise solutions to solve problems and mine deeper insights at a moment’s notice. Brian is energized by spending time with his two daughters, snowboarding, and visiting the family farm. He also gives back to the community by volunteer teaching at schools in St. Louis. See Brian’s LinkedIn Profile for more.
Howie brings 30 years of business and legal experience to PNC where he helps us identify, assess and manage legal and regulatory risk. It’s not all about risk though. Howie is known for his love of flying and being an obsessive bicycle collector. (Seriously, we think he has at least 15.) When he’s not at the office, Howie gets his energy from family, friends, and fixing stuff. See Howie’s LinkedIn Profile for more.
Coffee-loving and management research-obsessed, Eric strives to bring out the best in each of us every day by redefining what a people function should be. (Spoiler alert: It’s not what used to be called “Personnel.”) Since joining PNC, Eric has brought a wealth of knowledge in people development, performance management and talent acquisition. Eric enjoys running and camping with his growing family, and he is at the forefront of juvenile justice advocacy for his county. See Eric’s LinkedIn Profile for more.
Michael Sparda, aka Sparda, brings an incredible amount of knowledge and a wealth of experience to the PNC Sales Team. A passionate and energetic leader, Sparda is responsible for diversifying our customer base and expanding our product portfolio within retailers. Although Sparda originally hails from New England, he now enjoys his Northern California lifestyle by getting outdoors as often as possible to hike and fish. See Sparda’s LinkedIn Profile for more.
Soni has the awesome opportunity to bring new, innovative products into the market. She thrives on a sense of purpose, knowing our products have enormous potential in meeting people’s nutritional needs. Soni and her team bring out the best in each other, creating an atmosphere of learning, growing together and failing forward. Living by the mantra, “simple living, high thinking,” Soni loves exploring the outdoors and giving back to her church and community. See Soni’s LinkedIn Profile for more.
Ching-Yee brings 20 years of experience in the food industry with roles ranging from marketing and innovation strategy to serving as a founder and CEO. She loves looking to the future to imagine how to make people’s lives better and healthier. She particularly enjoys combining creativity and analytical rigor to identify and translate fuzzy ideas into big picture insights and concrete action. Being kind is more important to her than just being “nice” and she wants everyone on her team to speak and act from their heart. When she’s not working, you’ll find Ching-Yee hanging out with her husband and kids, collecting cookbooks and (unsuccessfully) trying to meditate. And let’s not forget to mention her favorite part of the day – early morning snuggles with her basset hound.