TOM WALZER, Partner
Tom Walzer is the financial architect of TRI. He has a wealth of executive leadership experience in retail and consumer packaged goods, in addition to brownfield and greenfield industrial and commercial development. Tom has a unique understanding of the importance of place within company culture in times of growth and change.
Tom is owner and CEO of Middleton, Wisconsin-based SACO Foods, and led its transition from family ownership while maintaining its enduring commitments to quality and community through the foods they produce, the long-term loyalty of their employees and customers, and their stewardship of the natural environment.
He honed his financial acumen as CFO of Spectrum Brands for more than 15 years. Following that, he purchased Ancora Coffee and among other growth initiatives, led a rebranding of its retail stores.
In addition to TRI Holdings, SACO Foods and Ancora Coffee, Tom is very involved in the Madison and Middleton business communities.