“I’ve partnered with a number of private equity firms in my 25 year career of founding and exiting multiple consumer businesses. Meaningful Partners has been the best partner and added the most tangible value to our business than all of them combined.”

Joe Oblas

Stryve Co-Founder & Co-CEO


We are proud to have invested with the purposeful leaders and management teams of these businesses:

Largest US custom coffee roaster and coffee and tea ingredients manufacturer

Focused on driving coffee-industry transparency and traceability with
best-in-class blockchain technology.

Scott Ford
Founder & CEO

Socially relevant pizza concept focused on food quality and employee quality of life

Leading multi-regional pizza concept blending best-in-class unit economics with focus on employee living wage, empowerment and wellness.

Michael Lastoria
Founder & CEO

Market-leading vegan beauty and wellness brand

 Vegan vitamin-based solutions made in the U.S.A. with organic and plant-based ingredients. Current products include premium gummy  supplements and multivitamins for wellness, hair and sleep.  

Nicole Johnson
Founder & CEO

Socially-responsible activewear/swimwear solutions for international brands.

AAG provides its customers with a strategic end-to-end solution from development, sourcing and manufacturing to global delivery of garments.

Paul McCloskey
Founder & President

Market-leading organic, cold-pressed beverage brand

Suja is the only scaled US manufacturer of cold-pressed juices and wellness shots providing locally sourced, organic, non-GMO, plant-based products using High Pressure Processing (HPP).


 Bob DeBorde
Chief Executive Officer

Omni-channel natural hair beauty platform

Digitally native personal care brand bringing women a natural, customized hair coloring alternative that is both more convenient and affordable.

Amy Errett
Founder & CEO

Clean snack brand and manufacturer

Leading protein snack brand disrupting the meat snacks category with biltong manufacturing capability.

Joe Oblas
Co-Founder & CEO

Enterprise Care Platform for connecting employees

Improves employee relations through programmatic and personalized delivery of physical goods to employees.

Sean Kelly
Founder & CEO

Omni-channel Luxury brand platform

Digital luxury shopping platform for women with industry leading margins after giving 20% to meaningful causes.

Stacey Boyd
Founder & CEO