Who We Are

Julie Burns

General Manager of Healthy Snacks & Nut Butters

Dots Julie Burns

Julie Burns joined 8th Avenue Food & Provisions in May of 2021 as the General Manager of Healthy Snacks. Ms. Burns comes to 8th Avenue from Benson Hill where she was VP/GM of Private Brands. Prior to Benson Hill, Ms. Burns was the GM of Sweet & Salty Snacks at Treehouse Foods.

Before Treehouse Foods, Ms. Burns held several brand management and innovation roles at ConAgra Foods and Anheuser-Busch. Ms. Burns earned her bachelor’s degree in Advertising from the University of Florida along with her MBA from Washington University in St. Louis.

Arrow Lou Arace

Lou Arace

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Arrow Deepashri Khare

Deepashri Khare

Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)

Arrow Mike Petrie

Mike Petrie

General Manager of Pasta

Arrow Craig Cohen

Craig Cohen

Chief Financial Officer

Arrow Marcel Tayssoun

Marcel Tayssoun

SVP Information Technology

Arrow John P. Lavey

John P. Lavey

General Counsel

Arrow Scott McNair

Scott McNair

President and CEO

Our Future


We are building a performance-based culture and investing in people and talent. We respect the contributions and ideas of all of our associates, and we support personal and professional growth.

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