As Chairman and CEO of the dairy industry’s most iconic heritage brand, Gregg Engles leads 3,300 Borden Dairy employees across 12 plants and nearly 100 distribution branches. An entrepreneur, investor, attorney and philanthropist, Gregg has been a visionary in consumer-packaged goods for more than three decades, leading large-scale turnarounds and strategic transactions that have transformed the industry landscape.
Since 2017, Gregg has served as Founder and Executive Managing Partner of Capitol Peak Partners, a Denver-based private equity investment firm that in July 2020 purchased majority controlling ownership in Borden. Prior to Capital Peak, Gregg was Chairman and CEO of The WhiteWave Foods Company, a high-growth food and beverage company with sales of $4B+ across four branded platforms: Plant-Based Foods and Beverages (Silk, Alpro, So Delicious and Vega), Premium Dairy (Horizon and Wallaby), Coffee Creamers and Beverages (International Delight), and Fresh Foods (Earthbound). Under Gregg’s leadership, WhiteWave sold to Danone S.A. for $12.5B.
From 2002-2012, Gregg was Chairman and CEO of Dean Foods Company, the largest processor and distributor of fluid milk in the United States and the former parent company of WhiteWave. He built Dean Foods through more than 100 transactions spanning 25 years, beginning with the acquisition of Reddy Ice from the Southland Corporation (former parent of 7-Eleven) in 1988 for $25MM.
Gregg earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Dartmouth College and a Juris Doctor from Yale Law School. He began his business career in Dallas after serving as a clerk for Judge Anthony M. Kennedy on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
He previously served on the Board of Trustees for Dartmouth College and the Board of Directors for TreeHouse Foods, the Grocery Manufacturers Association, the Hockaday School, the Southwestern Medical Foundation, and the Children’s Medical Center of Dallas. He was also formerly the Chairman of the Tate Lecture Series at SMU, a member of the Yale Law School Association, the Young Presidents’ Organization, the Dallas Citizens Council, and the International Dairy Foods Association.
Today, Gregg resides in Denver and serves on the Board of Directors for Danone S.A. (ENXTPA.BN) and for GCI Liberty Inc. (NASDAQ: GLIBA).
As Chief Human Resources Officer, Brice Coleman is responsible for partnering with business leaders across the organization to lead the planning, development and execution of the company’s people strategy in support of Borden’s business goals and its People First culture. In this role, Brice directs the functions associated with attracting, developing and retaining more than 3,300 Borden employees.
Prior to Borden, Brice spent more than 20 years in various leadership roles, previously serving as EVP of Human Resources at CROSSMARK and as VP of Human Resources and Employee Development at Travelocity during the company’s formative, high-growth years. Brice has also worked in a variety of international and domestic HR roles both at Sabre and American Airlines.
Brice graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in business administration and earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of North Texas.
As President of Borden Dairy, Pat Boyle oversees the 3,300 employees, 12 plants and nearly 100 branches that procure, produce, sell and deliver the nutritious and delicious dairy products made famous by Elsie the Cow. Pat joined the most service-oriented dairy company in July 2020.
Prior to Borden, Pat most recently served as owner and CEO of Hill Country Dairies, a full-service distribution company for fresh milk and dairy products specializing in the foodservice industry. Pat spent the preceding 36 years of his career with Dean Foods, most notably serving as the Southwest Group Vice President overseeing 11 plants in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and New Mexico. His dairy industry experience also includes positions as a Distribution Manager, Sales Manager and Branch Manager for Cabella’s and Oak Farms Dairies and as General Manager of Schepps Dairy. He began his career at Meadow Gold Dairies in Fort Worth.
Pat holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing from Southern Methodist University. He resides in Allen, TX, with his wife Penny. Their son Chris, also a dairy industry veteran, and daughter-in-law Tanya are parents to his grandson Braxton.
As Chief Information Officer at Borden, Satyaki provides the vision, strategy and tactics to optimize how technology enables the company’s growth and innovation.
Satyaki has more than 27 years of experience in IT across multiple industries, including transportation, manufacturing and software product development. He spent 17 years working in the consumer packaged goods industry, with direct store delivery as a core go-to-market strategy. Most recently, Satyaki served as Vice President of Enterprise Applications at Snyder’s-Lance, where he oversaw all corporate, sales and supply chain business systems, including enterprise resource planning, business intelligence, mobile and cloud applications. Previously, he held a variety of other IT leadership positions at Snyder’s-Lance and DS Waters of America, as well as in consulting.
Satyaki graduated from the National Institute of Technology Warangal in India with a degree in computer science.
As Chief Legal Officer, Alex Madrazo is directly responsible for all legal matters affecting Borden. He serves as an active member of the company’s executive team, providing strategic counsel on legal, business and operational matters. He also serves as the company’s corporate secretary and manages the company’s risk management department.
With more than 25 years of legal experience, Alex most recently served as Vice President, Division General Counsel for Dean Foods Company, where he was responsible for providing legal services to the sales and operations functions of the company. Alex began his legal career as a litigator at Locke Lord LLP, in Dallas.
Alex earned his law degree from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law; he received his undergraduate degree in financial planning and counseling from Purdue University.
As Chief Financial Officer, Pat Ford oversees all of Borden’s financial operations and leads the Company’s financial strategies that support the profitable growth of the business.
Pat spent most of his career in the dairy industry. In the late '90s, he was CFO of Southern Foods Group. He led the effort to finance the $400 million acquisition of Borden/Meadow Gold Holdings in 1997, which doubled the size of Southern Foods to approximately $1 billion in annual net sales. Southern Foods’ net sales grew to $1.3 billion in 2000, at which time it was acquired by Suiza Foods. In December 2001, Suiza bought and became branded as Dean Foods Company.
At Suiza and Dean Foods, Pat served as CFO of the Dairy Group, overseeing the financial reporting and accounting of over 100 dairy operations representing nearly $9 billion in annual net sales. During his tenure with Dean Foods, Pat played a key role with all Dairy Group acquisitions, including their integration into the Dairy Group operations. From 2005 until 2007, Pat served as Senior Vice President of Planning and Integration for Dean Dairy Group, where he was involved in several productivity and procurement strategic initiatives.
Pat left the dairy industry in 2007 and became a Managing Partner in a custom crush winery in Napa Valley. He and his partners sold that business in late 2015, and he joined Borden in July 2020 after serving as Owner and President of Flexcel Company, Inc., an east Texas manufacturer of oil- and gas-related tools.
Throughout his career, Pat has demonstrated the ability to build and develop a talented finance organization, capable of partnering with the business to drive improved performance and results.
Pat earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Texas A&M University.