Chairman of the Board
Mr. Casey was a co-founder of Stryve and has served as its Chairman of its Board since its inception. He founded and served as the CEO of Dymatize from 1993 to 2014 until its sale to Post Holdings in 2014. Mr. Casey has served as the CEO and Founder of DryBev Inc., a manufacturer of branded and private label nutritional supplements, since July 2011. He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Emerge Clinical Solutions LLC, a cloud based SaaS software for medical provider networks since May 2017, and Dynamic Pharmaceuticals Inc., a private label pharmaceutical manufacturing company since October 2005. Mr. Casey holds a BA from Tulane University.
Co-Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mr. Oblas is Stryve’s co-founder and has served as its co-Chief Executive Officer and Director since November 2017. Prior to founding Stryve, Mr. Oblas was the co-founder, Chief Operating Officer and Director of ProSupps USA, a successful sports nutrition brand, from November 2007 until December 2016. Prior to ProSupps, Mr. Oblas co-founded Juice Stop, a smoothie company, which he grew to 150 stores in 22 states.
Co-Chief Executive Officer, Chief Marketing Officer and Director
Ms. Alt has served as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Stryve since January 2020 and Chief Marketing Officer of Stryve since March 2019. From October 2018 through March 2019, Ms. Alt served as a founding member of Meaningful Partners and founder and CEO of Altitude Growth Advisors. Previously, she worked in various positions at Dr Pepper Snapple Group since January 2001, serving at its Exec Vice President and Chief People Officer from July 2017 to July 2018 and its co-Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President from January 2014 through July 2017. Ms. Alt holds a BA in Communication Studies from the University of California Los Angeles and an MBA with a marketing specialization from the University of Texas.
Mr. Vivian has served as a director of Stryve since April 2018. Prior to such time, he worked for 32 years for Pepsi Co., retiring in May 2018 after serving as its Senior Vice President of National Sales since January 2012 and the Division Vice President for Frito Lay from January 2002 through January 2012. Mr. Vivian has a BBA from Western Michigan.
B. Luke Weil
Mr. Weil has served as a director of Stryve since July 2021. In October 2014, he founded the Long Island Marine Purification Initiative, a non-profit foundation established to improve the water quality on Long Island, New York, and has served as its Chairman since such time. In November 2012, he also co-founded Rios Nete, a medical clinic in the upper Amazon region of Peru. Mr. Weil served as Chief Executive Officer of Andina II from its inception in July 2015 until August 2015, served as a member of its Board of Directors from its inception until its business combination with Lazy Days’ R.V. Center, Inc. (including as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board from February 2016 until the business combination) and has served as a director of the newly formed public company, Lazydays Holdings, Inc., since the business combination. From 2008 to 2013, Mr. Weil was Vice President, International Business Development — Latin America for Scientific Games Corporation, a supplier of technology-based products, systems and services to gaming markets worldwide. From January 2013 until its merger in December 2013, Mr. Weil served as Chief Executive Officer of Andina I and previously served as a member of its board from September 2011 until March 2012. From January 2004 to January 2006, Mr. Weil served as an associate of Business Strategies & Insight, a public affairs and business consulting firm. From June 2002 to December 2004, Mr. Weil served as an analyst at Bear Stearns. Mr. Weil received a B.A. from Brown University and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.
Robert “Bo” D. Ramsey III
Lead Independent Director
Mr. Ramsey has served as a director of Stryve since April 2019. He has served as the Chief Investment Officer for Oxford Financial Group, Ltd. since February 2021. Prior to joining Oxford, he served as Co-Chief Investment Officer at Pendyne Capital, LLC from February 2020 through February 2021, where he managed alternative investment portfolios, after having worked there since October 2017. Prior to his time at Pendyne Capital, Mr. Ramsey was Deputy Chief Investment Officer at Indiana Public Retirement System from July 2016 through October 2017 after having worked there since April 2012. Mr. Ramsey received his Bachelor of Science and his MBA from Indiana University Kelley School of Business. He received his J.D. from Indiana University McKinney School of Law, where he graduated cum laude. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst. Mr. Ramsey is a Board Member and Investment Committee Member of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Foundation, an Advisory Board Member of Pacenote Capital, LLC and a Board Member of Top Echelon Software.
Mauricio Orellana has served as a director of Stryve since July 2021. Since 2013, Mr. Orellana has served as a financial consultant to companies in Latin America in the media, infrastructure and services sectors. From August 2015 to March 2018, Mr. Orellana served as Chief Financial Officer and a member of the board of directors of Andina II. From 2005 to 2013, Mr. Orellana was a Managing Director at Stephens Inc., a private investment banking firm. From 2000 to 2005, Mr. Orellana was a Vice President and Managing Director at Cori Capital Partners, L.P., a financial services firm. Prior to this, he served as Investment Officer for Emerging Markets Partnership and Inter-American Investment Corporation, each private investment firms. Mr. Orellana received a degree in electrical engineering from the Universidad Central de Venezuela and an M.B.A. from the Instituto de Education Superior de Administracion..