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Jonathan M. Soares is the Chief Executive Officer at Q Products, Inc., a national specialty food company, which he founded in May 2005 as a college project. With $10k, Jonathan launched his Jonathan's Q BBQ brand nationally into more than 4,000 grocery locations in less than 3 years. He's leveraged this placement to establish a national distribution network and growth through line extensions and alternative channels of distribution.
Jonathan is an expert in marketing, developing strategic partnerships, national account sales, viral & social media, packaging design, product development, brand pioneering, in-store-marketing, innovation ideation, new product launches and funding allocation. He has extensive experience in developing national distribution along with implementing regional and national broker team management. Jonathan has a keen understanding of the specialty and natural food trades both on a regional and national level across various channels of distirbution.