Natural Resources >> CEO Interviews >> June 3, 1999

Robert Ranieri – Nuco2 Inc

ROBERT RANIERI has been the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of NuCo2, Inc. since March 1997, and the Director since August, 1998. Prior to joining the Company in January, 1994, Mr. Ranieri was the Owner and Operator of 1649 Restaurant Corporation from 1990 to 1993. Mr. Ranieri has a B.A. degree from George Washington University. Profile
JOANN SABATINO has been Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of NuCo2, Inc. since October, 1996. Prior to joining the company, Ms. Sabatino was a Partner at Cooper, Selvin, & Strassberg LLP. Ms. Sabatino commenced her employment at Cooper, Selvin, & Strassberg in 1984 and has over 10 years of experience serving beverage industry clients. In November, 1997, the partners and employees of Cooper, Selvin & Strassberg LLP joined the firm of Margolin, Winer & Evens LLP, the company's independent auditors. Ms. Sabatino is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Ms. Sabatino has a B.S. degree in Accounting from the State University of New York at Oswego. Profile
TWST: Can we start out with kind of a brief overview and a little bit of

the history of the company just to set the stage for the readers?

Ms. Sabatino: NuCo2, Inc. is the largest supplier in