Oct 26, 2021
Welcome to the second episode of
Season 2 of the NJFPA Stradley Ronon Food Forum Podcast. In this
at Stradley Ronon Stevens
& Young, speaks
Kilcoyne, president and
CEO of Mini Melts
Ice Cream. They talk
about starting a business as a teenager, that investing early in
support services is worth it and why to always read the manual
Dan, as a freshman in high school (Father Judge High School-Philadelphia, PA) started his business career along with his brother, Shawn, who was a senior at the time.
As President/CEO of Mini Melts Ice Cream. Dan has grown his business from a local Philadelphia upstart to national distribution with tens of thousands of locations. His company has corporate operations in 14 locations with their main manufacturing facility in Norwich, CT and corporate headquarters located just outside of Philadelphia, PA. Dan's company has partnerships with some of the largest venues and retailers in the world with millions of people purchasing Mini Melts each year. A pioneer in the Automated Retail and DSD Space, Dan has uniquely positioned Mini Melts Ice Cream to be a manufacturer, distributor, last mile supplier, and in some cases a retailer of a ultra temperature sensitive, cryogenic product.
Personally, Dan serves on numerous non-profit boards with a special interest in entrepreneurial education. He currently is Vice Chair of the Friends of Father Judge High School and serves as a Trustee for Holy Family University. Dan is a recipient of two good citizenship awards from the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives and Philadelphia City Council.
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