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Thomas D. Aarts

Thomas D. Aarts is a Principal of Nutrition Capital Network and Co-Chair of NCN Investor Meetings.

Tom is Managing Director of Nutrition Business Advisors LLC, a strategic advisory firm focused on the nutrition industry. He co-founded Nutrition Business Journal (NBJ), the journal of record for strategic information and market intelligence in the nutrition industry, and is Founder and Co-Chair of the NBJ/Newport Summit, the premier executive retreat for the nutrition industry. Tom was a Founding Partner of Health Business Partners, an investment banking and consulting firm serving the natural products industry. Tom has been a keynote speaker and chairperson at many of the nutrition industry’s leading conferences. He has more than 20 years’ experience in management consulting, M&A transactions, investment analysis and market research. Tom has advised many leading nutrition industry companies, including GNC, Rexall, Nestle, Bayer, and Cargill. He received a BA from Colgate University and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.