Joseph Di Salvo
Joseph Di Salvo is a member of the Advisory Board of Red Pine Capital Partners LLC and its affiliated companies. Mr. Di Salvo currently serves as General Counsel for VMG Partners, LLC, a private equity fund that pursues an investment strategy focused on mid-market, highly-branded consumer products in a wide variety of retail categories. In this role, Mr. Di Salvo works directly and closely with VMG’s portfolio companies, helping their founding entrepreneurs and executive management teams navigate the complex legal, regulatory, and competitive landscapes in which each company’s unique objectives must be realized in order to accelerate growth and maximize enterprise value for strategic acquisition.
Prior to joining VMG, Mr. Di Salvo worked as Vice President and General Counsel for glaceau, maker of vitaminwater and smartwater, where he played an integral role in the development and execution of the corporate, marketing, and risk management strategies responsible for creating exponential value predicated upon the company’s iconic brands. In 2007, The Coca-Cola Company purchased glaceau for $4.1 billion.
Mr. Di Salvo began his career with McCarter & English, LLP, where he was a founding member of the firm’s New York City office. Mr. Di Salvo received his J.D. from The George Washington University, with honors, and graduated magna cum laude from New York University with a dual degree in Political Science and Philosophy.