COO of Buffalo Rock joins board of national investment firm – Fenwick Brands

Matthew Dent of Buffalo Rock

Birmingham is known for hosting big business, and one of the largest to date, is Buffalo Rock.

According to a recent release, Matthew Dent, president and COO of the beverage and food provider has joined the board of Fenwick Brands!

Matthew Dent of Buffalo Rock
via Bob Farley

By and large, the national Consumer Packaged Goods investor seeks to build its portfolio with strong companies with high brand potential. Therefore, the addition of Buffalo Rock’s COO gives confidence in Birmingham’s ability to provide top notch business professionals.


“We are thrilled to welcome Matthew to the Fenwick team.

His expertise, talent and energy will be an asset to the Fenwick board and our portfolio companies.”

– Melissa Baker, CEO of Fenwick

Buffalo Rock – Fenwick Brands

The Birmingham based, and national beverage giant, is the nations largest, privately owned, bottler of Pepsi. Proving the management team is quite stacked.

Likewise, Dent has been a major part of the company and will be a key for business development for Fenwick.

“Matthew’s deep understanding of what it takes to operate a successful business will be an asset during our rigorous deal evaluation process and portfolio brand value creation.”

Elizabeth Stewart, Director of Investments at Fenwick

Furthermore, Dent has a long history in business. Graduating from the University of Alabama with a degree in Marketing, he has built quite a resume, involving 6 other board seats.


Correspondingly, the executive works with many Birmingham community outreach programs; United Way of Central Alabama is cited as the one he is most involved with.

Author: Wade Cline

Marketing Producer at Bham Now, Tech Junkie, Foodie, Bham Lover, Movie Snob, Wannabe Quantum Physicist. You can likely find me either at Trim Tab Brewing or O'henry's Coffee in Homewood.