Michael Tierney

Michael Tierney

Founder and CEO
Mikey’s, Stuffed Puffs

Michel Tierney is the founder and CEO of Mikey’s LLC, a company dedicated to delivering wholesome and healthy products that contain a short list of identifiable ingredients. Michael founded the company in October of 2015. Mikey’s uses the best, simplest ingredients to deliver products consumers love and trust. Mikey's portfolio of baked goods ranges from English muffins and tortilla’s to pizza crusts and handheld pizza pockets. To date, Mikey’s has 17 SKUs that are sold in more than 8,000 retail locations in North America. Mikey’s is currently carried at retailers ranging from Sprouts Farmers Market and Whole Foods Market to Kroger and Target.

Tierney graduated with honors from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, with a bachelor's degree in culinary arts management in 2010.

Session Information

Panel Discussion

Startups and the Next Generation of Food Entrepreneurs

Session Location TBD

How do they do it? Join this panel conversation with innovative natural food leaders of today and tomorrow who are shaping our food culture. These progressive entrepreneurs will be discussing how they have grown their trend-forward natural food businesses into organizations that are shaping our food culture. From building the right teams to sticking by your mission, these leaders share their thoughts on what it takes to succeed. Expect to learn about their struggles and victories, as well as how they balance purpose and profit by becoming positive influences on their communities and the global food chain.

• Alex Marx (Panel Moderator), Director of Growth Solutions, KeHE Distributors
• Sarah Hughes, Founder & COO, Yai’s Thai
• Dan Klein, Founder & CEO, Tiesta Tea
• Patrick Tannous, Founder and President, Tiesta Tea
• Teresa Tsou, Founder and President, Pipcorn
• Michael Tierney, Founder and CEO, Mikey’s & Stuffed Puffs