For more than 44 years, Jim Tonkin has served the private sector as a brand and marketing development professional and a founder and partner of OeP. He directs the building and design of national infrastructures for food and beverage industry clients. Jim has successfully created and implemented business and financial strategies for domestic and international players, focusing from production-to-branding, marketing through sales implementation and distribution, to including an exit strategy. His extensive hands-on expertise has stretched across many sectors including domestic cheeses to natural potato chips; bottled waters for people and pets; and nutraceutical-functional-cosmeceutical enhanced beverages. Jim serves as a popular keynote speaker covering new beverage trends, successful branding insight, and with his blunt and sometimes stinging humor, pushes the envelope in numerous marketing-related subjects.
South Lake Union