Dan Glick, Chief Executive Officer

Dan Glick has recently been appointed as Chief Executive Officer after being an advisor to the executive management of Haliburton International Foods since 2017. Prior to Haliburton International Foods, for the past 34 years, Dan provided advisory, negotiation, and financing solutions to middle-market businesses requiring turnaround, growth, acquisition, or divestiture guidance.

Dan has the direct operational experience and ability to work deeply within a manufacturing environment creating operating efficiencies, setting metrics of performance, maximizing plant output and motivating employees to excel in their positions.

Dan is a Co-Founder of Better For You (Better 4U) Meals, Commerce, California. The company serves fresh breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks to K-12th grade school children in California and Arizona.

Dan holds a B.S. in Business Administration, Management from California State University at Northridge.

Dan enjoys contributing to the well-being of his local community. Community development activities include:

  • Past Sponsor of California State Northridge’s NPR weekly radio program focused on family owned businesses in the surrounding community.
  • Past Youth Track Coach (Age Group Head Coach 5 – 11year old’s, coed), LA Parks and Recreation, Valley Youth Conference, (Valley Raiders), Encino, CA.
  • Past Deans Advisory Board-CSUN Business School-Family Business Advisory Counsel.
  • Past Manager of West Valley Wolves Travel Ice Hockey Teams, Southern California Amateur Hockey Association (SCAHA).
  • Past Scorekeeper/Scoreboard, Beach City Lightning, CAHA and SCAHA certified on ice official.
  • Multi-year volunteer at LA Marathon.
  • With his wife of 34 years, Dan Supports Student Education in the arts, theatre, and associated trades through the Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles, California, the LA County Museum of Art and the Getty Museum in Los Angeles, California
Matthew D. Taggart
Vice President and General Counsel
Matthew D. Taggart, Vice President and General Counsel
Rolando Sida
Vice President of Operations
Rolando Sida, Director of Manufacturing
Mike Barrett
Vice President of Sales
Josh Fischer
Director of National Accounts
Jim Fryar
Director of National Accounts
Having a true passion for food, Jim Fryar comes to Haliburton International Foods with 35 plus years in the food industry and 22 of those years in foodservice.
Andrea Ables
Director of Creative Services
Andrea Ables, Director of Creative Services
Mike Leccese
Director of Culinary and R&D
Mike Leccese, Director of Culinary and R&D
Justin Gorup
Corporate Chef
Justin Gorup, Corporate Chef
Sergio Valenzuela
Corporate Chef
Sergio Valenzuela, Development Chef
Marcie Joseph
R&D Project Manager
Marcie Joseph, R&D Project Manager
Sri Mikkilineni
R&D Commercialization Manager
Sri Mikkilineni, R&D Commercialization Manager

Meet the Team

Most of the hundreds of products that we manufacture today utilize proprietary processes, our own unique ingredients or state-of-the-art packaging technology. This gives us a distinct market advantage and customer appeal, as well as a significant cost advantage. We offer:

  • Expertise in manufacturing, quality assurance and quality control
  • State-of-art manufacturing facility with tremendous scale and capacity for growth
  • Proprietary technologies that enhance product solutions while driving down costs
  • Experienced and knowledgeable sales and management team
  • Best-in-class culinary team to support your menu and product development needs
  • Experienced Research & Development team to solve product and packaging challenges
  • Aggressive growth strategy with a proven track record of performance and stability
  • Industry leading speed to market capabilities
  • Strong multi-national customer base

As a primary processor of vegetable, grain and bean products our location and strong partnership with our growers and the vendor community, gives us the ability to offer competitive pricing and unique products to our customers. This combined with our large-scale manufacturing operations, gives us the ability to service the largest national restaurant operators both domestically and Internationally.