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Come join us for a Finance Forum Roundtable and Panel presentation on how Food industry finance leaders are addressing these employee issues. What are the challenges, failures, and best practices? Rub elbows with other Finance professionals, learn, and share. We have a strong panel of accomplished leaders…come to learn, network, and make new friends!


  • Paul Herrerias (Managing Director of Comhar Partners)

    Paul Herrerias

    Managing Director of Comhar Partners


    Paul Herrerias’ unique strategic approach to senior executive recruitment has benefited companies of all sizes, from start-up to global firms. Paul specializes in the recruitment of CEO, COO, and CFO roles, and the full executive team and boards. His clients are mainly in the Food, Beverage, and Consumer industries. His educational pursuits include a Masters in HR, a CPA license, and faculty member for business and operations leaders. At home, Paul is an organic gardener and home brewer.

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  • Leilani Johnson (HR Leader, Executive Coach & Consultant at Leilani Johnson Consulting, LLC)

    Leilani Johnson

    HR Leader, Executive Coach & Consultant at Leilani Johnson Consulting, LLC


    Leilani Johnson has a career in food and beverage. She spent 12 years at Treasury Wine Estates, where she led the HR business partner function for the Americas region before heading up leadership and development programs globally. She left Treasury to be the Chief People Officer at Mezzetta Foods, evolving the HR function from transactional to strategic. More recently, Leilani served as the VP of Talent and Capability for The Wine Group, developing their first talent management organization, leading talent acquisition, learning and development and DEI and partnering with the senior leaders as their internal executive coach. Taking a break from corporate life, she launched Leilani Johnson Consulting in December 2022, serving clients as an Executive Coach, HR partner, advisor, and facilitator.

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  • David Vosburg (CFO-CXO at Local Bounti)

    David Vosburg

    CFO-CXO at Local Bounti


    David is passionate about Doing Good while Doing Well, and supports Ag Tech companies using technology to create significant financial and social value. David is CFO of Local Bounti, a 300-employee plant tech company, and has worked as CFO, Board member, and Co-Founder of Ag Tech companies. An MBA from Yale and undergrad from Notre Dame, he is an avid adventurer conquering Kilimanjaro, Everest Base Camp, the John Muir Trail & Mt. Whitney, the NYC Marathon, Clubbing in Lagos, Safaris in Zambia, and having THREE kids!

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