Dave Barrows
Managing Partner


Dave’s career includes broad and varied experience spanning brand management, marketing, merchandising, and operations with foodservice, restaurant, retail, and technology firms. AIRVISION clients benefit from Dave’s experience working for some of the world’s top global brands including Mattel, Nestle, PepsiCo, Gateway, and Apple computer. In addition, he has developed co-branded concepts with Disney and Macy’s and served as the chief executive in three ground-up, entrepreneurial ventures (World Wrapps, Boudin’s Bakery, and Shop-Eaze Systems).

Dave’s results-oriented style is evidenced in his accomplishments for firms like Nestle - managing and building $100 million brands; Boudin’s Bakery - increasing sales 50% over 2 years through channel development; World Wrapps - doubling EBITDA over 2 years; and, Apple Computers - crafting a small business strategy targeting $100 million in sales in year 1. Additionally, Dave’s resume includes introducing and implementing the breakfast menu at Taco Bell and brand repositioning at Sizzler.

Dave has also worked with the investment bank and venture capital community, raising investment financing in three different rounds. Dave’s combination of fundamental business knowledge and entrepreneurial experience provide client’s access to a unique skill set bridging marketing, business strategy, and operational execution.

Dave earned his Bachelor’s degree from Cal State Fullerton and a Master’s degree in business from University of Southern California.

 

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