Manish currently serves as a board member and advisor to FitJoy foods, previously leading as CEO. FitJoy develops innovative health food snacks that are distributed to over 10,000 retailers in the US and Canada. Manish Patel is also a board member for Nutrabolt Life Sciences. Nutrabolt is a leading nutritional life sciences company focused on sports nutrition and lifestyle wellness products. Nutrabolt’s products are sold in more than 20,000 retail locations domestically and more than 40 countries around the world including GNC, Vitamin Shoppe, Vitamin World, 24 Hour Fitness, and Costco. Nutrabolt has been a proud member of the Inc. 1000 | 5000 since 2011.
Previously, Manish co-founded SeedSumo, a mentor-driven seed fund accelerator that helps startup companies achieve Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and raise follow-on financing. Seed Sumo is focused on mobile first technologies and niche based consumer product companies.
Manish has served as a consultant, educator, and investor within the residential and commercial sectors of the real estate industry. He has significant financial modeling and due diligence experience, with over $5 billion in real estate acquisition, development, and portfolio assignments completed since 2005.
Manish has conducted advanced level real estate feasibility training workshops at top business schools around the country. He has also advised and trained analyst teams at private equity firms, development groups, and fortune 50 banks.
Manish holds a Bachelors degree in Finance from The University of Texas at Austin. When Manish is not working he is golfing, playing basketball, or traveling with his wife Seema.