|Harvard Business School, M.B.A.|
Louis Marinaccio is a Managing Director with 20 years of experience investing in, advising, and operating consumer and middle-market companies, including over 12 years at North Castle. Lou has led over a dozen food & beverage brand investments. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Flatout, and previously served on the Board of Directors of Atkins/Bora-Bora Organic Foods and Naked Juice. Lou was integral to North Castle’s prior portfolio company Naked Juice where he served as COO and a member of the senior management team responsible for dramatically improving performance, culminating in a sale to PepsiCo. Lou also helps lead North Castle’s beauty and personal care investments and sits on the Board of Directors of gloProfesional and Mineral Fusion. He served as interim CEO of DDF, a prior North Castle portfolio company, delivering sales and earnings growth leading to a sale to Procter & Gamble.