Scott W. Smith - Interim CEO/Chief Commercial Officer
Scott W. Smith rejoined the Shearer’s Snacks team in March 2017 as the company’s Chief Commercial Officer and was named interim CEO in September.
Most recently, Scott joins us from Pretzel’s, Inc. where he served as Chief Executive Officer. Prior to this role, he was the CEO for Spartan Foods of America, Inc. and a Board member where he led a transformation that drove revenue and profit growth. Prior to that, Scott served as the President of Shearer’s from 2005-2013, in addition to the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer from 2004-2005 and 2002-2004 respectively. Scott brings over 20 years of experience to our team and embodies the values of our company with a proven track record of success focused on business strategy and outstanding leadership.
Scott earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting from Pennsylvania State University and his Masters of Business Administration in Operations from Duke University. As an Ohio native, Scott and his wife Dawn reside in Massillon and have four children. In addition to staying active with his family and in the local community, Scott serves on the board of a not for profit, Children of Vietnam.