CEO, Golden West food Group in Vernon, California
Erik Litmanovich is the CEO of Golden West Food Group (GWFG) based in Vernon, Californa, offering perishable food products to more than 100 million Americans. As the CEO, he presides over each of the organization’s divisions: Completely Fresh Foods, Culver City Meat Co., Golden West Trading, Teva Foods, and Teva Meats. Over the course of his career as an executive in the food manufacturing sector, Erik Litmanovich has emerged as the leader of one of the top fresh and frozen food producers in the United States. He currently manages more than 300,000 square feet of food production and distribution space and focuses the company’s efforts on a wide variety of raw and fully cooked proteins. Erik Litmanovich draws upon more than 20 years of experience with nearly all facets of the food manufacturing industry, from diverse product line development and USDA-inspected food plants to strategic marketing and sales.
During his time at the helm of Golden West, Erik Litmanovich has established strategic partnerships with some of the most recognizable brands in the world. In addition to introducing Jack Daniel’s BBQ Meats, he teamed up with celebrity chef Guy Fieri to create Guy Fieri’s Flavortown Foods.
Apart from his decades of experience in food industry, Erik Litmanovich is closely involved into the film industry. He is the executive producer of popular 2014 documentary film "The Hornet's Nest", and popular American Drama "Ten Thousand Saints".
Erik Litmanovich also engages in activities with a venture capital investment business as well as a real estate and hospitality company with locations in Hollywood and Las Vegas.
Erik is a die hard soccer fan, and loves to travel with family and friends during his leisure time.