Advisory Board

Rudy Scarito – Founder & Managing Director, RS Finance

Ms. Scarito is the Founder and Managing Director of RS Finance, a middle- market focused corporate finance and M&A advisory firm based in Boston. She ha been an investment banker for over 20 years, spending 11 years in New York at Lehman Brothers and Goldman Sachs, working in both M&A and Equity Capital Markets. Rudy, Graduated Cum Laude from Dartmouth College and has an MBA from Harvard University.

Rick M. Wynn, CFA – Managing Director, NPI Capital

Mr. Wynn is a seasoned finance professional and entrepreneur. He is currently a Managing Director at NPI Capital, LP, a private equity fund and he has received an MBA from the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management and completed an Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Louisa Kasdon – Founder, Let’s Talk About Food

Louisa Kasdon is a food and health writer with over 500 published articles, and a passionate advocate for public education around food and health. A former owner of three restaurants, she happily made the transition from preparing food to writing about it. She is the food editor of the Boston Phoenix Magazine and is the author over 500 published pieces in regional and national publications. Louisa is the winner of the M.F.K. Fisher Prize for Excellence in Culinary Writing and is a graduate of Wellesley College, M.I.T., and the Wharton School. She has been active in the Boston culinary community for over 15 years.