Robert Nistico is CEO of Splash Beverages Group. A 24-year beverage industry veteran, Robert was the fifth employee and VP/General Manager for Red Bull North America, where he led the start up from zero sales to $1.45 billion in five years. Robert was the founder and CEO of Marley Beverages and was responsible for framing out the long term vision for the company and led that start up from zero sales to $47 million in just 3 years. Earlier in his career, Nistico held executive positions with Diageo, The Julius Schepps Company (now Republic National Distributing) and The Gallo Winery. A highly motivated, results-driven, creative and passionate leader with an entrepreneurial spirit and the highest of standards, he has delivered outstanding results in small private start-ups as well as global public environments. His experience has included direct and indirect sales management, DSD distribution, strategic brand marketing, production, co-packing, packaging, budgeting, forecasting, profit and loss management, financial modeling, operations and logistics. Robert serves on the Board of Apollo Brands in Dallas, Texas, and holds an advisory Board position with Transition Capital Partners, LLC (a private equity firm), also in Dallas.