Charles Kosmont, Chairman
As Chairman of Steven Roberts Original Desserts, Charles Kosmont brings decades of food, agribusiness, and nutrition experience to the gourmet dessert industry.
has managed a variety of entrepreneurial companies, including those involved in rapid growth or troubled situations, as well as start up ventures.
Charles' dedication to innovation, high quality, and unparalleled customer service guides Steven Roberts Original Desserts
as they continually set trends in the dessert industry.
Charles' multi-faceted career began after completing the Entrepreneur Program with honors and receiving his MBA from the Marshall School of Business (USC) in 1982.
Charles then joined, and later became a Partner of Princeton/Montrose Partners, a venture capital limited partnership, which invested in food and agribusiness companies.
Charles is Chairman and CEO of Rocket Farms, the 4th largest greenhouse company in the United States.
Today, Rocket Farms
grows and supplies well-known retailers with ornamental plants in containers, such as poinsettias and orchids.
During its period of rapid growth from 1994-1996, Charles served as President of MET-Rx.
is one of the largest sports nutrition companies in the United States, with national distribution in health, natural, and mainstream retail stores.
In 1997, Charles co-founded Next Pharmaceutical, Inc., a developer of patented ingredients from plants used for self-care purposes.
He currently serves as Chairman of Next Pharmaceuticals.
Charles also co-founded and served as CFO of Westbrae Natural, Inc. (originally named Vestro Foods).
, a publically traded company, acquired and managed natural food companies.
Today, Charles is also Chairman of Fabes Natural Gourmet, Inc.