The Accent Foods Management Team
Chief Executive Officer
Mike Lorelli brings extensive CEO, operating, route sales, and Food & Beverage experience to Accent. His background includes being a Pepsi Division president, as well as president of Pizza Hut. He has also built several private equity owned companies.
He holds an MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business, and a Bachelor of Engineering, also from NYU.
Chief Commercial Officer
Dawn Piscitelli is a Fortune 100 senior executive who has held Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Commercial Officer roles and brings experience at Proctor & Gamble, Mars, Inc., as well as other PE-backed companies. She presently “owns the revenue line” at Accent Foods leading the sales and marketing team.
Dawn has a BS from the University of Florida and an MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA.
Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer, David Newman is responsible for all of the company’s financial functions including accounting, audit, treasury and corporate finance. His career spans more than 25 years of varied experience in financial management, business leadership and corporate strategy. Before joining Accent, David held senior level leadership roles with a host of private equity backed companies.
David holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Saint Mary’s University and is a CPA in the State of Kentucky. Outside of work, David focus is on his three children whose passions include travel soccer, competitive dance and horseback riding.
Chief Operating Officer
Ken Sullivan is an accomplished Operations Executive with 20 years in food and beverage distribution with expertise in warehousing, transportation and fleet. He has held Senior Leadership positions at US Foods, Maines Paper & Foods and Reyes Holdings. At Accent, Ken oversees the entire Supply Chain function including Branch Operations.
He holds a Bachelors Degree from Northern Illinois University in Operations Management and Information Systems. Ken has a Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma and a passion for continuous improvement.