Bob Bloom, Director of Business Development at WILD Flavors, Inc., has been in the flavors business since 1976. Bob returned to Cincinnati to join what was at the time a small flavor company founded by his grandfather. Bob and his family sold that company in 1986, and the company to which they sold was acquired by WILD in 1994. It has been since the acquisition by WILD that Bob has become immersed in the beverage business. As Director of Business Development, Bob takes a comprehensive consultative role with many of the start-up beverage opportunities supported by WILD. Bob received his BA in Economics from The American University and his MBA from Xavier University. Bob is married with two grown children.