Mike Lorelli

Operating Executive

Mike Lorelli brings in-depth operating experience to the Falconhead team, in the Consumer and B2B markets, both domestic and International, public and private. He has been a PepsiCo President, twice, with responsibility for $1.5 billion businesses. Mike led double digit revenue and operating profit growth at PepsiCo beverage’s major operating unit, and later built, as President, Pizza Hut’s international footprint (pre-YUM Brands). Previously, he served as PepsiCo’s Executive Vice President for their beverage sector. In his eighteen years in the private equity sector, he led four private engagements as CEO, and two Interim CEO roles, and now Operating Partner.   Mike originated, closed, and integrated twenty three acquisitions, and oversaw multiple exits.
Mike is master’s level certified at both The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), and The American College of Corporate Directors (ACCD). He has served as Independent Director on three public and seven private equity Boards, including Executive Chairman of Rita’s Italian Ices. Mike presently serves as on Outside Director on the Boards of iControl, CP Kelco, Rita’s Italian Ices, and Axxun.
Mike earned an MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business, after completing a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Industrial Engineering, also from New York University. He is an active private pilot, and has travelled to 58 countries.