Founder of the Bricktown Group brings twenty-five years experience in General Management and Brand Building of emerging growth food, beverage, and nutraceutical companies. He has managed and owned companies in both the public and private sectors.
In the past Eric served as Chairman and CEO of New Leaf Brands, a brand which he founded. In 2009 he engineered the sale of Lifetime Vitamins to Nutraceutical Inc. Served as Owner/Managing Partner of Iceland Spring Water which he exited in 2008. Prior to this Eric spent twenty years in the beverage industry working in senior-level general management, sales, marketing and distribution roles with Naked Juice, Fresh Samantha, Hansen's and Arizona Tea. Eric began his career in the food and beverage business as a distributor in Orlando, Florida.
Managing Partner and Business Manager for The Bricktown Group, a CPG strategic and operations consulting firm. Prior to Bricktown, she was co-founder and Business Manager for Skae Beverage International. She was responsible for implementing and overseeing the accounting and administrative functions for the company. Skae Beverage International was the U.S. distributor for Iceland Spring Water, and Creator of New Leaf Teas. Prior to Skae Beverage, Sheila worked in varies accounting roles in the publishing and retail industry. She graduated Marist College with a BS in Accounting.
Maureen Costello provides support to the operational activities of the firm. As part of this, she assists with day-to-day management of engagements and provides support for clients’ needs. Prior to joining Bricktown, Maureen worked as a teacher in NYC. She graduated from Mercy College.
JASON M. VILLANUEVA
Jason is a creative graphic designer with years experience in the nutraceuticals and beverage industries. He has extensive experience providing a unified and exciting brand image across packaging, brochures, POS, advertising, posters, flyers, trade show booth design and other marketing communications.