Peter M. Guyer
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Peter Guyer is the Founder & CEO of Toosum Healthy Foods, a gluten-free, low-calorie snack food company based in Seattle, WA. The company sells its products in U.S. retail stores, e-commerce sites, and several international markets.
Prior to founding Toosum, Peter was an expatriate executive for Nestlé S.A., the world’s largest food and beverage marketer, based in Switzerland. He held executive P&L responsibility for businesses exceeding $100 million in the U.S., Asia and Europe. His last position at Nestle was Vice President, Business Development in North America, with Profit & Loss responsibility for an $80 million business.
Peter also founded Athena Marketing International (www.athenaintl.com), a highly specialized export sales and marketing, business development, and consulting firm serving the global food, beverage, nutrition and consumer products industries. The thriving company continues to assist category-leading companies enter high-growth foreign markets.
Peter holds a M.B.A. degree in International Business from the University of Southern California (USC), and a B.A. degree from Pomona College. He is a member of Gerson Lehrman Group Educator’s Council, World Trade Center, Pacific Northwest Advisors, and a Guest Lecturer and Mentor of Seattle University’s Albers School of Business and columnist for American Exporter Magazine.
Peter has three young adult male children which help keep him young-at-heart and motivated to continue working. He enjoys water and snow skiing, triathlons, pick-up basketball games, travel and learning about new foreign cultures.
Sales & Marketing Manager
Ryan Fonda is Manager of International Sales for Toosum Healthy Foods. He is responsible for new business development for Toosum Healthy Foods's client brands worldwide.
Prior to joining Toosum Healthy Foods, Ryan was a Packaging Sales Professional for Veritiv. During his time with Veritiv, Ryan consistently exceeded both short and long term goals established for this territory. In 2015, Ryan ranked as one of the top sales professionals in the Pacific Northwest achieving revenue growth of 400% year of year. Prior to this achievement, Ryan was asked to present at the annual Pacific Northwest sales meeting to all team members on techniques for engaging new prospects. Ryan is passionate about helping others to succeed and takes pride in contributing to his client’s success.
Ryan enjoys surrounding himself with friends and family. He is an avid self-improver and has an inquisitive personality. Some of Ryan’s favorite leisure activities include running, hiking, camping, playing board games and reading.