Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
United States of America
Mr. Conner has been involved with Bellisio Foods since Michelina’s was created, and his tenure and contributions make him an invaluable leader to our team. Today, as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, he leads the Company’s day-to-day management and focuses on developing and overseeing strategic growth objectives. Mr. Conner has also helped lead consumer marketing and international sales and has led efforts in building sales in the alternative retail channel. A consummate businessman, Mr. Conner has been involved in many successful startup and turnaround companies, both public and private, and has served on the boards of organizations in banking, real estate, restaurant management, professional sports, and manufacturing. Mr. Conner has also served as Chairman of the Board of Regis Corporation. a $20 Billion NYSE Company, and the world's largest operator and franchiser of hair care salons with 13,000 salons and 60,000 employees worldwide. Additionally, Mr. Conner served on the Board of Directors of Provalliance, Inc., Europe's largest haircare company based in Paris, France. Mr. Conner earned a Bachelor of Science degree from The Cornell University School of Hotel and Restaurant Administration in Ithaca, New York. He has a Doctor of Law-Honorabilia from Flagler College and has served as a lecturer and faculty assistant at the graduate and postgraduate level of five colleges and universities, including Cornell. Mr. Conner is also active in numerous civic and non-profit organizations, including: Enactus, Flagler College, Children’s Heartlink, and the Alan Page Education Foundation.