Tracy Pearson Brings Experience in Navigating Corporate Changes to the Manufacturer

Tracy Pearson

Perlick, a FEDA manufacturer member specializing in bar and refrigeration equipment, has selected Tracy Pearson as the company’s new President and CEO. Pearson joined Perlick in February 2021 as CFO and has been acting CEO since June 2022.

She has more than 20 years of executive leadership experience spanning various manufacturing and private equity companies. Pearson’s background includes extensive experience in corporate and financial turnarounds, merger and acquisition transactions including target identification, due diligence and integration activities, divestiture leadership, complex financial deal structuring, and revenue growth strategies. She has successfully navigated companies through financial crises and corporate changes, including reorganizations and mergers and acquisitions.

“Tracy is the perfect person to guide our leadership team to ensure we meet our ambitious business goals in 2023 and beyond,” said Jeff Schwager, chairman of the board. “Her vast knowledge base, passion to move the company forward, and dedication to creating a positive and inclusive workforce makes her the ideal choice for this role. Announcing Perlick’s first female president and CEO on International Women’s Day is an honor for me.”

In her new role, Pearson will focus on growing the company’s commercial and residential bar equipment, refrigeration, beverage dispensing and entertainment product lines.