Jodi McCarthy




Pet Food Solutions

Presentation description:

Bringing a new product to market: Lessons learned — Jodi McCarthy, president, joins his Pet Food Solutions colleagues to present a case study on how they developed and launched a new pet food ingredient into the market, including the challenges they faced and lessons they learned in areas including marketing, R&D and business strategy. Other presenters include James Peterson, Ph.D., technical consultant; Craig Grantham, director of business development; and Scott Lewis, manager of operations.


Jodi McCarthy serves as the president of Pet Food Solutions. She started her career at KPMG’s Chicago audit practice in 1998. She also worked in various accounting roles for several large Chicago-based companies. Beginning in 2010, she joined Sustainable Sourcing where she gained experience in the fats and oils industry. McCarthy has a bachelor’s degree in accountancy from the University of Illinois and a master’s degree in history from DePaul University. She brings significant real-world experience to the team.