Chief Financial Officer
Vito is responsible for the overall financial profitability and liquidity of Stampede Meat.
He started his career more than 20 years ago as a financial analyst at Square D Company, a leading distributor of automation products, systems, and services. In 1995, he joined Kraft Foods, and moved quickly through the ranks from senior financial analyst to process team manager of the Meals Division. Vito lead cross-functional teams that streamlined operations at this international powerhouse.
He joined Baxter International as finance manager of Baxter Capital where he led an effort of dramatic expansion in European markets. He assumed additional responsibilities in business development, marketing, and sales as he rose to the position of director.
He moved to Maple Leaf Frozen Bakery, headquartered in Des Plaines, Illinois, to take the position of director of financial planning & analysis. His financial team was responsible for sales, marketing, operations and logistics analytics as well as for business development. His achievements as a leader and business acumen led to joining the executive team as vice-president, Finance, where he was integral to the development and execution of the short- and long-term business strategies.
Vito joined Stampede Meat in 2011 to provide financial analysis, reporting, and planning of business performance. His understanding and strategic vision are important parts of the senior management team.
Vito graduated from DePaul University with a B.S. in accounting. He earned an M.B.A. from Northern Illinois.