Trifecta, the leading organic food delivery service in the United States, today announced the hiring of Karen Townsend, a highly experienced financial management executive, CFO, and CPA with a proven record of success in directing financial operations for high growth and emerging companies. The inaugural position for Trifecta comes with the intention of future innovation and expansion in both size and scale of the company.
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Karen Townsend joins Trifecta with over 20 years of experience in consumer products with deep financial expertise in direct-to-consumer, retail, and wholesale operations. (Photo: Business Wire)
Townsend joins Trifecta with over 20 years of experience in consumer products with deep financial expertise in direct-to-consumer, retail, and wholesale operations. Leading the financial operations of notable consumer products companies such as Sole Technology Inc. (“Etnies” brand), Brighton Collectibles, and Lakeshore Learning Materials, Townsend has amassed a portfolio of diverse experience and has driven numerous corporate initiatives. Throughout her career, Townsend has repeatedly instituted Fortune 500 best practices and has been the lead contributor in developing market-relevant financial strategies across a diverse set of emerging privately held and public consumer products companies. In her capacity as a longstanding CFO, Karen has led both domestic and global Finance and Accounting teams and has a strong reputation for cultivating and developing high-caliber teams.
“We are beyond thrilled to welcome Karen to the Trifecta team,” said Greg Connolly, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Trifecta. “She is exceptionally skilled in all aspects of financial operations, and most notably highly effective in leading and managing corporate strategies and driving financial performance which we are confident will make an immediate impact as we continue to position Trifecta for the future.”
Townsend is an innovative thought leader and is adept at setting companies on course for sustainable revenue growth, organizational optimization, profitability, and competitive advantage. She has a great ability to leverage her wealth of experience to effectively lead strategic financial operations.
“I am profoundly happy to be joining such an incredible team and company as Trifecta. There is an amazing path ahead of us and I can’t wait to partner with our founders and team to help lead us to our next phase,” said Karen Townsend, Chief Financial Officer of Trifecta. “Trifecta is well positioned to continue to be a pioneer in our space, and I look forward to advancing on this journey.”
As CFO, Townsend will lead Trifecta’s finance organization and will be responsible for strategic financial planning and execution, private and public investor relations, corporate risk management and treasury functions, and budgeting and financial forecasting.
Townsend holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Accounting from San Diego State University and is a Certified Public Accountant with the California Board of Accountancy.
Trifecta is the nation’s largest organic meal delivery service founded with a bold mission – to get America back into shape. Eliminating shopping, cooking, and cleaning by delivering fully cooked meals directly to customers’ doors in all 50 states, Trifecta’s food is the highest quality in the industry using organic, gluten, and dairy-free ingredients that are never frozen, and sustainably caught/grass-fed. Trifecta offers meals in six categories to meet everyone’s needs including Keto, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian, Clean Eating, Classic Meal, and an A La Carte section. Trifecta has developed world-class partnerships with Olympia Fitness & Expo Weekend, Team USA Weightlifting, CrossFit, a sponsor of the Celiac Disease Foundation, and partners with the American Heart Association. The “Trifecta” mobile application is the first all-in-one solution for people to track their food and performance utilizing Trifecta’s food database of 6+ million food items.