Taza Aya has named Alberto Elli as the company’s CEO. Alberto has executive leadership experience in public companies, private equity owned, and startups as well as serving as a career coach at Ann Arbor based Synko Associates, LLC. He has previously held CEO, COO, and CFO roles at Fortune 500 companies (SGP-Merck and Sherwin-Williams) and at mid-sized companies (Geneva Watch and D+M Sound). Beginning in 2013, Alberto served as CEO of Aquaro, Inc., an Ann Arbor based medical device startup that raised $10 million of funding under his leadership. He also served as COO and President of QAMF a worldwide leader in bowling equipment. For the last two years, he was a Senior Director with TadaNow an innovative startup SaaS platform that connects data, creates digital-twins, and optimizes complex supply chains.
Alberto brings to the Taza Aya team a unique set of leadership skills necessary to guide the company through early-stage development and fundraising.