Press Release

Birko’s Kelly Green Named Panelist at Rocky Mountain Corporate Growth Conference

2014-women-influenceHENDERSON, Colo.—Birko, a leading provider of food safety solutions to the meat, produce and beverage industries, today announced that Owner and Chairman of the Board, Kelly Green, will participate as a panelist at the Rocky Mountain Corporate Growth Conference, Tuesday, March 31. The event is presented by the Denver chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG).

Green will be joining executives on the Funding Strategic Growth panel to address growth strategies, including mergers with competitors or strategic partners as well as private equity platform roll-up strategies. Panelists will discuss the process of pursuing external growth financing, from inception, to realization, to post mortem.

The panel is scheduled for 2:00-3:00 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Denver, located in downtown Denver.

Green was recognized as a 2014 Woman of Influence in the Food Industry by The Griffin Report of Food Marketing. She was also named a finalist for the 2012 and 2014 Outstanding Women in Business award, sponsored by the Denver Business Journal. Under Green’s leadership, Birko was ranked #24 in the 2014 Top 50 Family-Owned Companies by ColoradoBiz magazine, and Birko was a 2013 Top Company Winner by ColoradoBiz magazine.