Our team takes great pride in the fact that we are now five-generations strong and growing at Miniat. In addition to currently staffing members of the 4th and 5th generation of the Miniat family, our Leadership and Management teams are comprised of many skilled professionals that bring a diverse set of expertise and capabilities from some of the most recognized global food companies.
David Miniat, Chairman & CEO, Miniat Holdings, 4th Generation
Chairman & CEO, Miniat Holdings, 4th Generation
As a 4th generation member of the Miniat family, Dave has a lifetime of experience with the organization. More than 30 years ago, he and his brother, Mike, pioneered Miniat’s current sous-vide cooking operation, creating a new channel of business that has served as the core capability of the cooked meat division, for decades. In 1996, he assumed the role of President of the company and has led Miniat through the construction of the South Holland plant, three major expansions, and a plant acquisition.
Under Dave’s leadership, Miniat has expanded its capabilities and footprint or order to support our customer’s own expansion into new product offerings and locations.
Dave holds a BS in Meat Science from Colorado State University. He serves on multiple boards and speaks regularly on both the meat industry as well as the family business model. He also served as Chairman of the North American Meat Institute.
Charles Nalon, General Manager, C.B.U., Ed Miniat LLC, 4th Generation
General Manager, C.B.U., Ed Miniat LLC, 4th Generation
Charles Nalon, known to most as Chuck, has been a part of Miniat for 25 years in various roles throughout the organization. While managing our strategic customers, leading the sales and R&D groups, and functioning as a senior vice president, Chuck honed his strategic approach to business. His personable nature and