- Born and raised in Wausau, Wisconsin
- Currently reside in Greeley, Colorado
- Youngest of six children
- Graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Madison
- Passion for cooking, acting, and running
- Active in my church and community
Tony Landretti is an accomplished Senior Executive with more than 25 years consumer goods experience with broad multifunctional background and general management experience. He is an entrepreneurial results-driven leader with a consistent positive track record in large and medium sized company cultures such as Quaker Oats, Campbell Soup, Pinnacle Foods, and AdvancePierre Foods. Tony brings a wealth of general management, consumer marketing, trade promotion management, and business planning. In addition, Tony is skilled in building win-win partnerships with colleagues, customers and suppliers with a demonstrated track record of recruiting, developing and leading talent.
In 2013, Tony founded PoPThink Partners, LLC, a consulting and motivational speaking organization focused on providing strategic insights, commercialization, financial, operational, and selling guidance in the consumer packaged goods sector as well as inspiration to business leaders, college and high school students on the importance of servant leadership. Primary focus is with companies that have a dynamic backstory, coupled with a product portfolio that is high quality, better-for-you, on the front end of shopper trends best suited for the Natural Channel, however has crossover appeal in traditional grocery, mass, and club channels. By leveraging current social media and grass roots marketing venues, Tony has helped his clients reach shoppers in a very targeted manner. Tony is currently working primarily with Rice's Lucky Clover Honey, but also supports several other clients across the United States and internationally to help these businesses fully realize and successfully execute their business goals.
Tony graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Madison in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science in Consumer Science. He is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Northern Colorado - Montfort College of Business, teaching Selling and Sales Management and serves on the Board of Directors for Rice's Lucky Clover Honey. In addition, he is an Advisory Board of Directors Member, International Missionary Foundation, Advisory Board Member for the University of Northern Colorado Arts Community, Advisory Board Member, The Stampede Troupe, and Covington Knolls Community Association Board Member. He is active in his community coaching youth girls' basketball, acting in community theatre, and support St. Peter and St. Mary Catholic Churches.
Tony was recently featured in the March 2016 Guideposts magazine, within the Joy@Work section.