Our Solar System

Employees & Vendor Partners
Company Picnic

July 26th, 2019

Our business orbits around baking and roasting the tastiest high-quality pretzels, nuts, and trail mixes. Of course, we would not be able to effectively produce without the help of our team. In our solar system, our people represent PLANETS whose collaboration, hard work, and passion revolves around our mutual love for snacks!

Meet The Team

Elisabeth
Galvin

President

Entrepreneur, Elisabeth Galvin, took a leap of faith by opening her own pretzel and nut plant in early 2019. Her passion for healthy snacks encouraged the decision to fill the void she saw in the industry with Stellar.

Elisabeth Galvin

Gina
Galvin

Co-Founder

Gina is currently pursuing her Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration at Loyola Marymount University. Gina plays an important role at Stellar Snacks in brand management.

Gina Galvin

Sigmund
Rogich

Partner / Advisor

Sig Rogich Middle School was named after him to honor his contribution to education. Additionally, Rogich has served as Chairman of the Board for the Public Education Foundation in Clark County since 1997.

Gary
Allen

VP of Projects

Gary is a diligent project manager offering a proven record of success leading all phases of diverse technology projects. He was Director of Projects for Northstar Connect.

Gary Allen

Neil
Stockman

VP of Supply Chain

Neil is an Illinois Wesleyan University alumni, where he received a degree in Business Administration. Before Stellar Snacks, he was VP of Supply Chain for Baptista's Bakery.

Neil Stockman

Russell
Sparks

Director of Production & Maintenance

Russ is responsible for the day-to-day operations of our plant to produce results. Previous to Stellar, he was the Plant Technical Manager for Baptistas Bakery for 15 years.

Russ Sparks

Gavin
Pendergast

Controller, CPA

Gavin has a Bachelor's Degree from Eastern Washington University in Accounting and an MBA in finance. He worked for TreeHouse Foods as a finance manager.

Gavin Pendergast

Fred
Holt

Innovation Manager - SQF Practitioner

Fred earned a Bachelor's Degree from University of South Florida. Fred has laboratory experience with companies like Bud Light Extractions Guild and Edipure Colorado.

Fred Holt

Laurie
Mandanici

Quality Control Manager

Laurie brings great experience to Stellar Snacks as our Quality Control Manager. She ensures the quality of the plant, our production, and products are meeting expectations.

Laurie Mandanici

Christine
Tosti

Graphic Designer

Christine is a AIGA award winning graphic designer with over 19 years of experience who originally hails from Las Vegas. Her background includes corporate, agency and freelance work.

Christine Tosti

Kevin
Tappan

Investor

Born in Reno Nevada, Kevin’s earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration with Majors in Finance and Economics from the University of Nevada. He began his career in commercial and corporate finance.

Kevin Tappan

The Fennel Family

Investors

Owners of Dickson Realty.

The Fennel Family

Michelle
Luna

Digital Media Specialist

Michelle pursued her degree at Mercy College in New York. She earned a Bachelor's of Science in Marketing. Her professional experience includes working for Disney ABC.

Michelle Luna

Jim
Rowe

Investor

Jim is a Certified Public Accountant and has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin. Founder and President of Rowe & Company LLC, a merchant banking company.

Jim Rowe

Stellar Mascots

Pepe, Coco, Toby

Carly
Agopian

Stellar Artist

Carly Agopian is a Southern California based artist. She is a Studio Arts major at Loyola Marymount University.Her passions include people, new places, and photography.

Carly Agopian

Reed
Henry

Investor

Reed Henry is the CEO of Aquera, a leading provider of connectivity solutions for identity management platforms. Reed has a history of defining new innovative products and taking them to market.

Reed Henry

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