Aaron Perry

 

ADVISOR BIOGRAPHY

Aaron Perry is an accomplished Senior Executive with more than 20 years of success across the energy, financial, natural foods, and organic agriculture industries. Leveraging extensive experience in executive leadership, financial modeling, business growth and sustainability, he is a valuable advisor for an organization seeking guidance in developing and maintaining competitive advantage in a rapdily changing marketplace. His broad areas of expertise include enterprise assessment, executive leadership, financial modeling, branding and brand messaging, pitch deck development, corporate social responsibility, sustainability program development, risk management, and strategic planning.

Throughout his executive career, Aaron has held leadership positions with the Y on Earth Community, recycOil, and SOURCE Local Foods - through which he has provided products and services to Denver Int'l Airport, Kroger, McDonalds, Whole Foods, Wal Mart, Vail Resorts, the United States Air Force and US Army, and several Universities, REITs, and Corporate Office Complexes.

With his deep expertise and ability to strategize across knowledge-domains, Aaron works with Boards of Directors, CEOs, CFOs, CMOs, CTOs, CIOs, and CSOs in order to develop, mobilize and deploy comprehensive strategies for 21st century market dynamics.

2016 - Present

Founder - Y on Earth Community

Y on Earth Community

  • Advises & Lectures to Executives, Government Officials, Public & Private Universities, and K-12 Educators throughout the United States
  • Hosts & Publishes the “Stewardship & Sustainability” Podcast
  • Author of several Articles, Blog posts, Advisory White Papers, and other Media Assets

2016 - Present

Author - Y on Earth

Y on Earth

  • Authored “Y ON EARTH: GET SMARTER. FEEL BETTER. HEAL THE PLANET”
  • Available at: www.yonearth.org

2005 - 2015

Founder & CEO - recycOil

recycOil

  • Developed food waste recycling and biofuels supply chains in facility and energy industries by collecting fryer oil and processing and selling it to the oil and diesel providers
  • Financed millions of dollars in equity, term debt, lines of credit, real estate, and equipment lending deals, both secured and unsecured
  • Interfaced with government regulators for policy guidance, federal grant programs, new legislation, and regulatory framework development in the State of Colorado
  • Provided executive management, strategic planning, finance and administrative management, government relations, marketing, sales team training, software development, operations, and business development

2011 - 2015

Founder & CEO - SOURCE Local Foods

SOURCE Local Foods

  • Established presence in Whole Foods, representing millions of dollars and key customers such as the Denver Broncos
  • Launched and supplied thousands of local food and beverage products to Whole Foods Market, Natural Grocers, the University of Colorado at Boulder, Vail Resorts, Aspen Ski Company, and several concessions at Denver International Airport
  • Grew sales volume to over $3M annually

I’m Available To Advise On The Following Subjects

Financial Modeling

Renewable Energy

Corporate Social Responsibility

Business Development

Company or executive-specific business strategy

Business advice related to my role at my company

Feedback on my company’s product/service

Input and advice on a key project