Scott Kucirek

CEO, Five Star Organics, LLC

Scott Kucirek is a serial entrepreneur who takes innovative ideas and turns them into successful companies. Since August 2010 Scott has been a managing partner at Five Star Organics LLC, the maker of the OCHO line of organic candy bars. He currently runs the day- to-day operations of the company overseeing manufacturing, sales, business planning, finance and marketing. Prior to Five Star, Scott spent two years working for the California Association of Realtors creating the first statewide Multiple Listing Service (MLS).

Scott built the first new generation MLS from scratch eventually merging the company with the state's second largest MLS system to create, what is now, the largest MLS in the country. Scott also was the General Manager of Prudential California and Nevada Realty from January 2006 to March 2008 where he oversaw the operations of 2,100 real estate agents in 47 offices that completed $8.0 billion in real estate sales, generating $60 million in revenue.

From 1998 to 2004, Scott co-founded and built zipRealty Inc. (ZIPR NASDAQ), the world's first customer focused, high tech real estate brokerage, serving as the President, Chief Personnel Officer and Executive Vice President of New Market Development. Scott started his career as a Naval Aviator working in various roles as a Naval Officer from 1988 to 1997. Scott is married with two children and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Bioengineering and a Master of Business Administration from the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley.