Rudy has been an operating executive in the Consumer and Food & Beverage sectors with deep experience in strategic & operations management, sales & marketing, business development, franchising & licensing. He has a track record in developing, building, and managing businesses domestically and internationally with Fortune 500 companies. He has lived in 10 countries throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.
As CEO, Rudy had responsibility for the strategic development and operational performance of various businesses with revenue of $100m – $200 mil. He helped develop capabilities in such areas as planning and budgeting, operations, category management, supply chain, organizational development, and implementing systems & processes to improve business performance and strengthen profits.
Over the past four years, Rudy has been working with small businesses in Austin to help them commercialize and scale their brands. He forms close partnerships with the Founders, investors, and stakeholders to develop and drive growth strategies and maximize returns.
Rudy holds a BBA from the University of Texas, Austin, and an MBA from The American Graduate School of Global Management (Thunderbird) in Phoenix, Arizona.