Amin MarediaManaging Partner
By emphasizing purpose, customer and team, Amin has a demonstrated track record in working with growth stage, private equity backed and global Fortune 100 companies over two decades. Prior to founding Meaningful Partners with Jake, Amin served as CEO of Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ: SFM), one of the largest healthy grocers in the United States. Over seven years, Amin helped lead the company from $600mm to $5+ billion in sales, 4,000 to 30,000 employees and helped take the company public in 2013; yielding top decile returns to its private equity shareholders over a four-year period. Prior to Sprouts, Amin served in key global strategic roles at Burger King Corporation including strategy and finance. During his tenure, Amin supported mature markets, including U.S. and Europe, as well as growth in Asia and Latin American countries including entry into China, Brazil, Russia and India. Amin helped the company go public in 2006, which yielded top decile returns to its private equity shareholders.
With the belief that serving those less fortunate is not an opportunity but a responsibility, Amin has been involved in global service work for over two decades around health, education and economic development in Sub-Sahara Africa, former Soviet Union countries, India and the United States. Amin attended the Harvard Business School Management Program and has an undergraduate degree from the University of Houston. Amin and his wife Zahara have two college-attending children.