Alexander S. Panos is the founder and CEO of Bookend Capital Partners. He has been an active investor in consumer brands for over 20 years. Mr. Panos was previously a member of the leadership team of TSG Consumer Partners, where he spent 16 years and was a general partner and Managing Director. On behalf of TSG, Mr. Panos served on boards of companies such as Stumptown Coffee, Smart Balance, PopChips, Island Oasis, NV Perricone and Harry’s Fresh Foods. He served on TSG’s investment committee, co-invested in 44 TSG Portfolio companies, and assisted numerous other TSG portfolio companies in strategy, recruiting and other activities. He was also a substantial personal investor in DevaCurl and Flywheel. Mr. Panos has a BS and an MBA, both from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of YPO, a global CEO organization.