Harvest CFO places CFO for PE Backed CPG Company 

January 2021 – Harvest CFO places Tad Godsil as CFO for Zesty Paws, LLC in Orlando, FL

Zesty Paws is a premier middle market Private Equity-backed consumer products company founded in 2014 achieving high growth and breakthroughs in the science of pet health and nutrition. Zesty Paws is the global go-to brand for top rated pet nutrition supplements in treat form that offer functional benefits with premium branded ingredients and is the category leader on Amazon. Zesty Paws is headquartered in Orlando FL, with product development and manufacturing in the US. Zesty Paws is a portfolio company of a Chicago-based Private Equity firm focusing on the education and wellness space.

“Harvest CFO was an excellent partner with us for this very successful hire. We appreciated their expertise and consultative approach. They took the time to understand the specific skills, attributes and leadership qualities needed for current and long-term success at Zesty Paws. This enabled us to go beyond just filling the CFO seat, to finding the right candidate who could help move the needle at Zesty Paws. Tad Godsil was a real find. He has over ten years of experience as a CFO, has a proven history of performance in the CPG space and with global health, wellness, and fitness brands.

He brings professional skills in cross functional team leadership and M&A, and is the kind of leader who will be impactful for our organization during this period of aggressive innovation and expansion goals. All these characteristics and his cultural fit make him a perfect addition to the Zesty Paws team. I certainly would recommend Harvest CFO to companies seeking highly skilled financial leadership.”

Steve Ball, CEO of Zesty Paws

Harvest CFO, with headquarters in Tampa Bay FL, is the premier CFO executive recruiting partner for middle market private equity backed companies across the US for permanent placement and interim roles. We bring deep subject matter and broad industry expertise, an extensive network of successful PE portfolio company (Portco) CFOs, a “best in class” end-to-end highly efficient executive recruiting process and a relationship-centric business and economic model that delivers success and high value creation. We are a trusted advisor to our clients and have built a reputation for integrity, reliability and trustworthiness by consistently doing what we say we do.

We would appreciate an opportunity to have a conversation with you to understand the needs within your portfolio. Call Don Hillier, CEO, Harvest CFO, 216-609-3033 or email dhillier@harvestcfo.com.

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