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Santa Barbara, CA, June 29, 2020 – FlemingMartin is pleased to announce that Bragg Live Food Products, a pioneer brand of health and wellness products, has hired Ben McKean as their Director of Finance. Bragg has partnered with Swander Pace Capital, a private equity firm that invests in companies that are integral to consumers’ lives.

Ben brings solid knowledge and expertise to Bragg from his background working in the consumer goods and investment banking space. Most recently, Ben managed FP&A and corporate strategy for Calavo Growers, an international consumer goods and farm products company.

Ben began his career with Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, where he gained a strong foundation and understanding of financial analysis related to mergers & acquisitions, public equity raises, private capital raises, and other transactions for both private and public clients. Ben earned a BS in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.


Bragg LogoBragg Live Food Products has been crafting simple, clean and affordable natural products to support a healthy and vital lifestyle for more than 100 years. Using only the best certified organic ingredients and live foods, Bragg has built a product family that includes their popular apple cider vinegar as well as salad dressings, nutritional seasoning blends, olive oil, aminos, beverages and more. Since 1912 Bragg Live Food Products has been on a mission to help people adopt a healthy lifestyle through optimal nutrition.



Swander Pace Capital (“SPC”) is a leading private equity firm dedicated to investing in middle-market consumer products companies in North America and makes equity investments in manufacturers, marketers and service providers across a wide spectrum of consumer industries.



Fleming Martin Color Logo Small 72 PpiFlemingMartin is a leading retained executive search firm with offices in Northern and Southern California. FlemingMartin partners with Boards, Private Equity Firms, and CEOs of companies to build successful execution-focused management teams. The Firm’s principals are trusted advisors and business partners who enable companies to gain powerful, far-reaching, and lasting contributions from their executive-level human capital.