Jodie has led the growth of six separate entities. She brings broad experience from PE, VC, public/private, domestic/international, start-ups/turn-arounds. Industry experience includes: specialty chemicals, food ingredients, pharmaceutical excipients, sustainable/renewable.
She started in Engineering and then Sales and Marketing with ICI Americas. Subsequently joining SPI Holdings (TorQuest/Harrowston - PE) as Commercial VP honing her stills in high-growth execution.
Jodie became President of SPI Polyols (ABF, plc.) turning around the food ingredient business achieving 20+% EBITDA margins. Jodie also held the President role at Solazyme Roquette, a biotech start-up, and Pinova Inc. (TorQuest), a 100-year-old specialty chemicals company based on renewable resources. Jodie is currently the CEO of GreenMantra, an early stage company that uses waste plastics to create specialty chemicals and on the Board of Directors for Bartex/TorQuest, a food ingredient company.
Board Experience: GreenMantra, Bartex, Pinova, Inc., Getec Industrial S/A.
Education: MBA Finance, BS Engineering.