Alexander S. Panos is the founder and CEO of Bookend Capital Partners. He has been an active investor in consumer brands for 22 years. Mr. Panos was previously a member of the senior leadership team of TSG Consumer Partners, where he spent 16 years and was a general partner, Managing Director, and member of the investment committee. On behalf of TSG, Mr. Panos served on the boards of many companies, including Stumptown Coffee, Smart Balance, PopChips, Island Oasis, NV Perricone and Harry’s Fresh Foods. He co-invested in 44 TSG Portfolio companies, and assisted TSG portfolio companies in strategy, recruiting and other activities. 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.