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About Pat Mulhern
Pat Mulhern

Pat Mulhern leads FreshPath Advisory. He has spent over 20 years in senior leadership in foodservice and specialty distribution; marketing; supply chain and purchasing; and product development.

Over the past several years, he has done extensive operations and strategy work for food and distribution companies as well as several private equity firms.

Uniquely positioned in the food and distribution industries, and well connected in private equity, Mulhern brings experience and connectivity.

US Foods

President, Monarch Food Group, $6B private branded food business

President, North Star Foodservice, $3B business devoted to chain restaurants

Served on US Foods Board and led supplier relationships and purchasing

US Foods

Marketing, Category Management, Sales and Operations leadership

US Foods

Vice President, Category Management and Supply Chain

US Foods

Executive Vice President

Shared leadership responsibilities with CEO

Served on boards of industry associations; distributors of food and supplies; importers; supply and equipment companies; chain restaurant; and hunger relief organizations

FreshPath Advisory previously operated as Mulhern Advisory (2012-2015)