Worldwise, Inc., a portfolio company of A&M Capital Partners, together with A&M Capital Opportunities Fund, an affiliated fund, announced that Jeff Sutherland has joined the company as its chief operating officer, effective immediately.
A proven operator with over 30 years of diverse pet industry experience, Mr. Sutherland will work closely with the company's CEO Kevin Fick, its management team, and its private equity sponsor to further optimize enterprise-wide operations and support the company's continued growth.
Mr. Sutherland joins Worldwise from Redbarn Products, a family-owned manufacturer of premium pet food, treats, and chews, where he served as president since 2017. During his time at Redbarn, Mr. Sutherland oversaw company-wide operations and helped grow the business significantly in less than five years. Prior to Redbarn, Mr. Sutherland held numerous senior roles in operations, marketing, and sales with Animal Supply Company, a distributor of wholesale pet products, and Central Garden & Pet, a distributor of leading brands in the lawn, garden, and pet supplies sectors.