Dale F. Morrison serves as our Chairman and Chairman of our board . Mr. Morrison is a founding partner at TRCM and its predecessor, TriPointe Capital, which was formed in 2011. At TRCM, Mr. Morrison has been involved in the investments in Findus, Hale & Hearty, Harvest Food Distributors, I&K Distributors, Lipari Foods, Sherwood Food Distributors, and Young’s Seafood. Mr. Morrison has extensive experience as a consumer and distribution executive where he has been involved in implementing long-term strategies, developing management talent, driving profitable growth, executing successful turnarounds and managing multiple acquisitions. Mr. Morrison was formerly Chief Executive Officer of McCain Foods from 2004 to 2011, an international leader in the frozen food industry, employing 21,000 people and operating 52 production facilities in 14 countries on six continents. Prior to McCain Foods, Mr. Morrison served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Campbell Soup Company from 1997 to 2000 and as the Chief Executive Officer of Pepperidge Farm (a division of Campbell Soup Company) from 1995 to 1997. Mr. Morrison began his career at General Foods and PepsiCo. Mr. Morrison was also an operating partner at Fenway Partners from 2002 to 2004. Mr. Morrison is currently the lead Director of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. and of InterContinental Hotels Group, and is Chairman of the board of the University of North Dakota Center for Innovation. Mr. Morrison holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the University of North Dakota.
Sanjay K. Morey serves as our Co-Chief Executive Officer and President and as a director on our board . Mr. Morey is a founding partner of TRCM and its predecessor, TriPointe Capital, which was formed in 2011. Mr. Morey has built a career in private equity and investment banking that has spanned over 25 years. At TRCM, Mr. Morey has been involved in the investments in Findus, Hale & Hearty, Harvest Food Distributors, I&K Distributors, Lipari Foods, Sherwood Food Distributors, and Young’s Seafood. Prior to joining TRCM, Mr. Morey was a senior executive at KKR & Co. (KKR) from 2006 to 2010. At KKR, Mr. Morey was involved in the investments in Toys “R” Us and U.S. Foods and served on the boards of both companies. Previously, he was involved in investments in American Achievement, Harry Winston, Wilmar, Century Maintenance Supply, Hudson RCI and The Pantry. Currently, Mr. Morey serves as Chairman of the Board of Harvest Sherwood Food Distributors. Mr. Morey also worked for Fenway Partners from 2001 to 2006 and prior to completing his M.B.A., was at Freeman Spogli from 1997 to 1999 and worked in the investment banking division of Salomon Brothers Inc. from 1994 to 1997. He holds a B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of California, Los Angeles and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
William P. Russell, Jr. serves as our Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer and as a director on our board . Mr. Russell is a partner at TRCM which he joined in 2019. Mr. Russell has over 20 years of experience in the private equity and investment banking industries. Prior to joining TRCM, Mr. Russell was a partner at Sterling Investment Partners from 2006 to 2019, where he served on the Investment Committee and on the boards of directors of All My Sons Moving and Storage, Aurora Parts & Accessories, Lipari Foods, Opinionology, Miller Heiman, Service Logic and Cambridge International. Before Sterling, Mr. Russell was in the investment banking division of Lehman Brothers from 2000 to 2006. Mr. Russell holds a B.A. from Hamilton College, an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and was a Fulbright Scholar at the National University of Singapore.