Tom Aarts

Managing Director, Nutrition Business Advisors
Co-Founder, Nutrition Capital Network

Tom Aarts is Managing Director of Nutrition Business Advisors, LLC (NBA), a strategic advisory firm focused on the $58 billion nutraceuticals industry. Tom has more than 20 years’ experience in management consulting, M&A transactions, investment analysis, and market research. He has advised many of the leading companies in the nutrition, food, and pharmaceutical industries on their strategy and direction including GNC, Rexall, Nestle, Bayer, and Cargill. Tom co-founded the Nutrition Business Journal (NBJ), which is the “journal of record” for strategic information and market intelligence in the nutrition and natural products industry. After the sale of NBJ to New Hope Natural Media in 2001, he continued on as a consultant. He is also the Founder and co-chair of the NBJ/Newport Summit, the premier executive retreat in the Nutrition Industry. Prior to this, Tom was a founding Partner of Health Business Partners (HBP), one of the leading investment banking and consulting firms in the Nutrition Industry. He also serves on several editorial advisory boards and has authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and trade publications. Tom received a B.A. from Colgate University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.