David Kowal

      Board Member, Ronnoco Coffee

      Consumer Services


      With over 25 years of food and beverage (and particularly coffee) experience, David is a key part of the Ronnoco team.

      David currently serves as the President of Champion Foods – an Ilitch Holdings Company. Champion Foods is a manufacturer of both branded and private label products headquartered in New Boston, Michigan. Prior to Champion Foods, David was President and Chief Executive Officer of Distant Lands Coffee Company, a private equity backed and vertically integrated specialty coffee company in Washington. Prior to Distant Lands, David served as President of Dawn Food Products. Prior to that role, David held several leadership positions in management, operations and sales & marketing for Dawn Foods and The Pillsbury Company.


      Master of Management from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University; B.A. from the University of Michigan.

      Board Affiliations

      David serves as a Director of Ronnoco Coffee.