President, Chairman & Founder
With over 45 years’ experience in the global liquor industry, Mr. DeCicco has had an extensive career as a senior executive and leader in the wine and spirits industry, and will continue to champion spirits products and move into the Chairman role. Previously, Mr. DeCicco served as President of Harbrew Imports Ltd. since its inception in 1999. Prior to his appointment at Harbrew Imports Ltd, from 1990 to 1997, Mr. DeCicco was the Chief Executive Officer and President of Harbor Industries, a production facility. In addition to having been the national provider for The Paddington Corporation brands from 1990 to 1997, Mr. DeCicco pioneered what is now known within the field as Value Added Packaging.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Romer is a 40 plus year veteran of the beverage business holding senior management positions with Coca Cola, The Paddington Corporation, Jim Beam and Southern Glazer Wine & Spirits. Mr. Romer holds a bachelor’s degree in Health and Physical Education from Manhattan College and a master’s degree in Health and Physical Education from Adelphi University.
Chief Operating Officer
A 30-year Anheuser-Busch loyalist with in-depth experience in alcohol sales, Mr. Cosenza has extensive connections with major chains for distribution. Mr. Cosenza started his Anheuser-Busch career as a sales representative for Lower Manhattan. As Chain Store Manager, he was responsible for all NYC chain store sales and innovations. Mr. Cosenza was Sr. Manager for AB’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) division, where he took part in promoting responsible drinking, the designated driver program and the prevention of underage drinking. Mr. Cosenza has an MBA in finance from Long Island University, and a bachelor’s degree in Sports Management and Athletic Administration from St. John’s University.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Allen has over 22 years of experience serving as the chief financial officer of public companies and over 40 years of experience as a certified public accountant, starting his career with Arthur Andersen & Co. Additionally, Mr. Allen sits on the board of directors of two other public companies, Charlie’s Holdings, Inc. (OTCMKTS: CHUC) and MariMed, Inc. (OTCMKTS: MRMD), where he serves as audit committee chairman. Mr. Allen is a licensed CPA and holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in taxation from Bentley College.
Co-founder of Iconic & VP Product Development
Roseann Faltings has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2015 and as Vice President since April 2018. Ms. Faltings is an international liquor industry veteran of more than 12 years with experience in brand development, marketing, sales and distribution across the beer, wine and spirits categories. Throughout her executive career, Ms. Faltings has worked on United Spirits’ current brand portfolio, as well as Danny DeVito’s Premium Limoncello, Yanjing Beer (the national beer of China), Johnny Bench 5 Scotch Whisky and other private label products. Ms. Faltings was previously an employee of the Company, beginning in 2003. In 2005, she was appointed VP of Sales and Marketing for Iconic Brands, Inc. and she continued to serve in that role until she resigned pursuant to the terms of the merger with MMBA in September of 2014.
President & Chief Operating Officer of TopPop
President & COO of TopPop, Tom Martin, has been in the primary and secondary packaging industry for over 40 years with privately held companies. He has managed, co-founded and run printing operations, equipment divisions, cosmetic contract manufacturing and food contract manufacturing companies. Mr. Martin’s expertise is in sales, engineering and company building. He is a co-founder of TopPop Packaging. TopPop was built from the ground up by capitalizing on the innovative idea of alcohol-infused adult ice pops and single-use food & beverage products. This then led to the building of its state-of-the-art, FDA approved production facility, which tripled the company’s production capacity. The facility was designed and built to produce single-serve Boozy Ice Pops for some of the nation’s largest beer, wine and spirits companies.
Chief Financial Officer of TopPop
CFO of TopPop, Tom Belton, has been instrumental in assisting businesses to create and drive innovation and growth strategies for over 35 years. He is the founder and CEO of InnoAccel Solutions, where he partners with growing businesses as an investor, Board member and C-Suite officer to energize business and brands through innovation strategies, “skin in the game” equity partnerships, and marketing and supply chain joint ventures.
Chief Communications Officer of TopPop
Tracy Memoli brings nearly 20 years of experience as a publicist in the hospitality and leisure industry. She works with some of the world’s largest beverage brands, startup companies, corporations, restaurants and top chefs to create alcohol-infused ice pop flavors. Tracy has appeared on Dr. Oz and has been featured in USA Today, Travel, U.S. News & World Report, TheStreet.com, The Daily Meal and Destination Weddings & Events.
Chief Marketing Officer of TopPop
Laurance Rassin brings more than 35 years of experience in marketing, brand activations, experiential events and brand strategy, with a focus on start-up brand strategy and positioning. He is a co-founder of TopPop. Mr. Rassin holds a bachelor's degree from American University.