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Gelato Fiasco

Inspired by Italy. Perfected in Maine.

  • Stage $10M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location Brunswick, ME, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2007
  • Employees 45
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

When Josh and Bruno founded Gelato Fiasco, it was simply a gelato shop. But soon people began asking if they’d ever be able to find our gelato at their local grocery stores. We began hand-packing pints at our Brunswick store and selling them to local markets eight at a time.

Today, we still make small batches with incredible care and hand-pack each pint. But now we're sold in 5,000 grocery stores across the US -- and we're just getting started.


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    Co-Founder and CEO

    Josh was 24 years old when he founded Gelato Fiasco with Bruno as a gelato shop in Brunswick, Maine. Josh was named a 2016 Business Leader of the Year by Mainebiz, and was the SBA’s Young Entrepreneur of 2014 for New England. He’s been quoted by Reuters, Bloomberg News, and CNN/Money. He serves on the board of directors of Coastal Enterprises, Inc. Josh graduated from Bentley University with a degree in corporate finance and accounting.

  • Before joining Gelato Fiasco, Alex was the COO of Farmhouse Culture, based in CA. A dynamic, results driven leader with experience in a wide range of manufacturing processes and a proven track record from Fortune 500 scale organizations to startups like Farmhouse Culture. Recognized for effective strategic planning and execution delivering sustained business performance improvements.

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    Mark Page

    Graduated with a BS in Accounting from the University of Southern Maine. Started my career in public accounting at PriceWatehouseCoopers with a focus on the manufacturing industry. Since moving to private industry, I worked have been a part of successful management teams of manufacturing companies, most notably Barber Foods. My expertise is planning, forecasting and financial analysis to support all areas of the organization.

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    Trade and Promotions Manager

    Charlie Beckett is a highly experienced sales, marketing and trade marketing senior manager with diverse CPG experience.

    Recently he led sales at Home Market Foods (#1 frozen meatball brand) with responsibility for trade strategy and merchandising, planning, category management and customer service.

    Prior sales leadership roles include: UNO Foods, Barber Foods, NuWay Corporation, AdvancePierre Foods and a division of Kimberly-Clark.

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    Executive VP of Sales

    With 10+ years in CPG sales, Steve has successfully managed national accounts and a national broker with over 6000 points of distribution. He has won a wide array of accounts: major accounts with and without brokers, single stores and small chains. Steve has built and managed a national distribution network from scratch. Before getting into sales, Steve ran 18 radio stations for Clear Channel as Operations Manager and Director of Programming.

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    Marketing Director

    He is focused on creating exceptional consumer experiences across Gelato Fiasco’s channels, and is responsible for brand communications, product identity, consumer contacts, digital media, press, community relations, and scoop shop standards. He has held this role since 2008. He is a Maine native and a graduate of Bowdoin College, where he was editor of the Bowdoin Orient and a Sen. George J. Mitchell Scholar.


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    Des Fitzgerald