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Lou Pagano, II

4th Generation Family Member, Ferrara Candy Company & Chief Sales Officer, Mascot Inc

Lou is currently the Chief Sales Officer at Mascot Pecan Shelling Company. Before his experience at Mascot Co., Lou served as the Founder and President of 1908 Candy/Sherwood Brands from 2018 to 2022. Before this, he served as the Director of Sales – Special Markets at Ferrara Candy Company overseeing Export, Vend, Food Service, Military, and all domestic Specialty Retail.  He is active with the National Confectioners Association and other industry groups and is a graduate of the University of Iowa. His family is a founding family of the Loyola Family Business Center. He is a graduate of the Next Generation Leadership Institute and has been active with his Peer Advisory Group for 10 years.