MEGHAN RUSSELL

VP of Sales & Marketing

A connected and passionate advocate for sustainable aquaculture and fishing, Meghan leads and develops seafood producers and farmers through strategic sales and marketing campaigns across North America. As founder and president of Pearl Oceans, Meghan’s mission is to help create and sell innovative aquaculture and sustainable seafood brands from around the world.

ARNIE DZELZKALNS

VP of US Operations

Arnie is an avid fisherman with a lifetime affinity for fish. He has an MBA from the University of Miami and is a seafood industry expert, having worked with both farms and distributors developing and executing route to market strategies.

PATRICK DUNAWAY

Director of US Sales & Sustainability

Patrick is a seafood sales professional with a deep passion for life, nature and the ocean. Attending the University of Miami for undergraduate and graduate school, he earned a degree in Marine Affairs and Policy, with specialization in Marine Aquaculture. Patrick has spent his career advancing aquaculture operations in every aspect from sales, to production through his expertise in sustainable aquaculture.

NIKKI SOLGOT

Operations Manager

An entrepreneur at heart, Nikki Solgot comes to us with nineteen years of project & operational management experience, having owned, operated, and sold three companies she attributes her passion for finance, processes, and procedures to working with a team and supporting them as they flourish. Dedicated to streamlining operations, successfully cutting costs, and increasing productivity, Nikki is responsible for the formulation, implementation, and continuous improvement of the end-to-end operation to achieve Niceland Seafood’s short and long-range strategic objectives.