Mario Austin

A business development and deployment executive leading successful strategic sales

Mario operates under simple beliefs, “Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.” This statement leads you to be on the right side of the table. While his expertise lies within the food and beverage industry; this mantra is transformative and sets the scene for success across all industries.

Mario has worked as a Director for some of the largest Fortune 500 companies as well as startups.  This has provided him with a robust skill set, and with great leaders that have guided his leadership style.  Mario has held leadership roles with Seagram’s, Brown Forman, Campbell Soup Company, and Coca-Cola.

Mario has a B.A. in Marketing from Drake University, an MBA in International Business from Roosevelt University, and was a participant in the Executive Management program at Northwestern University.