is a Supply Chain Management + Incubator + Product Development + Distribution company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
exists to develop sustainable products, provide strategic funding, operation expertise, valuable relationships and market intelligence. These services are provided to Best-in-Class operating companies and industry professionals who have high value, good for the planet + good for you solutions.
Kyle combines entrepreneurial spirit and passion for driving new business to fuel innovative products and services. Throughout his career, Kyle has managed multiple company accounts worth $15 million plus. In addition, in the past ten years, he has successfully started 6 companies and sold 2. Utilizing his vast network of business contacts, Kyle has brought forth unique opportunities to bridge industry with new solutions in retail, technology and business operations excellence. Seeing the potential of the plant-based industry fueled his passion to engage his network to grow the industry.
Partner Relationships, Distribution Strategy, Business Development, Retail Operations
For over 30 years, Robert has been a successful entrepreneur finding opportunities to develop solutions where there are voids in the market. Robert has owned a design build firm, creating and organizing 150 plus buildings. Some of his prime clients were billion dollar companies, such as major grocers. Other buildings he has designed were large manufacturing and food production facilities. Over the past 3 years, he has been involved in the plant-based industry investing and developing operations from seed to sale. Through his vast network and deep relationships, he has been instrumental in linking industry with new opportunities.
Investment Management, Financials, Business Relationships, Opportunity Analysis, Sales Development, Real Estate Dev
Al has over 35 years of experience leading business development teams and. Al has extensive experience developing new products and launching existing products into new markets. His passion for the customer drives his unique ability to look for products and services that are on the cutting edge. At Realm5, Al will help lead the team into new areas that compliment our goal to accumulate synergistic sustainable companies.
Marketing Leadership, Mergers/Acquisitions, Relationship Management, Risk Analysis, Organizational Development, Financials
Brad, an entrepreneur at heart, has developed over 20 new, profitable business start-ups from idea stage to acquisition, and the integration of over 60 companies as Founding Partner, former COO and CEO of Taylor Corporation. Building a work force from 50 to 15,000 employees, accelerating sales from $3 Million to almost $2 Billion, leading to a global footprint spanning U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia and Mexico.
Investment Leadership, Mergers/Acquisitions, Relationship Management, Risk Analysis, Organizational Development, Financials
Wes, a business executive with 25 years of experience in business management. He has a keen ability to listen, collaborate and provide finance operations leadership to companies across a wide range of industries. He most notably was a part of the $17.7 billion merger between Northwest Airlines and Delta. While working there, Wes excelled in his role when he coordinated, developed & overseen the communication plan, announcement and change management of 35,000 employees. During his time with Innovation Group, Wes led an initiative to establish a senior leadership team for a fast growing $20 million multi-location company while removing 38% of the costs.Growing up on a farm, Wes has a passion for agriculture. Wes has spent several years creating relationships with ag-tach and sustainability thought leaders, envisioning what the plant-based, sustainable bioplastics industry could be.
Compliance & Regulations, Financials, Business Development, Operations