Peter Onstott, CFO, has more than 20 years of financial experience, with proven senior leadership in high growth food manufacturing. Prior to joining Wright Foods, Peter was CFO for Coleman Natural Foods, the country’s largest producer of organic chicken. He provided financial and operational leadership to this quickly expanding food company. In addition, he served as key member of the management team that oversaw the dynamic evolution that lead to an eventual sale of the company to a strategic buyer. He also spearheaded the financial and operational integration efforts after the sale.
Peter was with Gates Corporation, a global manufacturer, where he served as North America Finance Director, responsible for 11 plants in the US, Canada and Mexico. His food industry experience was gained as Business Unit Controller with Cargill Meat Solutions, CFO of Simmons Foods, a privately owned chicken company and Finance Manager-Operations and Logistics at Kraft Foods’ Oscar Mayer division.
He has a B.A. degree in Accounting from the University of Northern Iowa, and a MBA in Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.