President & Chief Executive Officer
Stan Jacot
Stan Jacot joined Arcadia as president and chief executive officer in February 2022. With a 30-year career in consumer packaged goods, Stan has an impressive track record of implementing transformational business strategies and driving profitable growth at both large matrixed companies and smaller entrepreneurial environments. Most recently, Stan served as president of Jane’s Dough Foods where he achieved a double-digit compound annual growth rate during his six-year tenure. Previously he held senior marketing and operations roles at Mission Foods, Borden Dairy Company, ConAgra Foods and Kellogg Company across the U.S. and Canada. Stan received his bachelor’s degree in marketing from DePaul University in Chicago.

Chief Financial Officer
T.J. Schaefer
Thomas J. Schaefer was appointed chief financial officer in January 2023. He was formerly vice president of finance and investor relations at Arcadia. An accomplished finance executive with more than 20 years of experience in investments and corporate finance, Schaefer began his career as an equity research analyst. Later, he moved into consumer products across a variety of industries including vitamins and apparel, as well as private equity-owned portfolio companies in snacks and flavors. Schaefer earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in economics and finance from McKendree University and an MBA from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Senior Vice President, Seamless Technical Operations
Tracy Baker
Tracy Baker was appointed senior vice president of seamless technical operations in July 2023. He joined Arcadia in September 2020 as vice president, product innovation, bringing nearly 40 years of experience in product formulation and commercialization. Tracy spent more than a decade at Mattson as the vice president and innovation manager, responsible for developing innovation and marketing strategies and managing consumer testing and evaluation for clients. Before Mattson, he served as the head of international research and development at Tropicana/PepsiCo, where he led development and implementation of new product lines in international markets. Tracy also served as the head of product research and development at Gerber, where he oversaw the development and implementation of several major product lines.