Robert “Bob” Zollars
Robert “Bob” Zollars comes to Kate Farms with over 35 years of leadership experience in the healthcare industry as well as in the nutritional/food segments. Bob has led over eleven companies as CEO or President ranging in size from $100M to over $5B in annual revenue, has taken two companies public as CEO and been a board member in three other private to public transactions. Among the companies Bob has led includes Dietary Products, a provider of nutritional and food service products to health systems, which formed a joint venture with Kraft General Foods to create the leading healthcare focused food company in the US with over $1B in revenue. He also led the $500M IV Therapy business of Baxter International, which was the leading provider of parenteral solutions to health systems and hospitals. Bob was also the Chairman of Diamond Foods, which earlier in 2016 was sold to Snyder’s Lance in a $2B transaction. Bob graduated from Arizona State University Magna Cum Laude, where he is currently Co-Chair of the Trustee’s and received a MBA in Finance from John F. Kennedy University.