B.Atkins & Co.
Venture Consultants & Adventurers

Some accomplishments

As Principal, Owner, Advisor and/or Investor

Palazzolo's Artisan Gelato and Sorbet.

Built East Coast distribution of Palazzolo's distinctive gelato and sorbet to top restaurants, hotels, country clubs and exclusive retailers. B. Atkins Distictive Ice Creams was Palazzolo's first independent distributor. Palazzolo's sales have grown by a multiple of 20 since that time.

Pearl River Pastries

Together with renowned pastry chef, Michael Hu, created top restaurant, hotel and country club distribution network. Now high end, mainstream player.

B. Atkins Distinctive Ice Creams

Importer and distributor of gelato, sorbet and frozen deserts. This company was founded by Clive Zickel.

Mio Gelato del Maestro

B. Atkins Distinctive Ice Creams imported and distributed Mio gelato's and sorbets to top restaurants in the NY market. Mio Gelato is a Belgian manufacturer of fine ice cream products. Mio is one of the few independent ice cream companies with significant market share in Europe.

Magnetecs Corporation

Robotic catheter guidance technology company currently commercializing. Founding team member, shareholder, Chief Financial Officer.

Snapperfarm 

One of the pioneers of deep water open ocean cobia farm off the coast of Puerto Rico.  Advised on funding, business strategy & development, built relationships and sales to top distributors and restaurants in the US.

Open Blue Sea Farms
 

The next open ocean sea farm venture formed by the Snapperfarm team, took care of non-farming executive management and advisory functions leading up to the establishment of the company in Panama and M&A transaction with Pristine Oceans, a competing cobia farm. No longer involved in day to day management activities, now minority shareholder in this venture.