Chairman & CEO
Karl Schledwitz is Chairman & CEO of Monogram Food Solutions, Inc. Over the past 25 years, Karl has raised over $500 million of private capital, mostly within Memphis to build four businesses. For each of these companies, Karl developed the business plan, raised the money and served as founding chairman. He has had three companies make the Inc. 5000’s Fastest Growing Companies list with Monogram Foods making the list the past 10 years in a row. Additionally, Karl is a real estate developer and investor with his partners in Southland Companies. Karl was recently the recipient of the Richard L. Knowlton Award for his innovative leadership and business acumen. Monogram Foods was the 2017 “Processor of the Year” according to The National Provisioner magazine. He has also been named “CEO of the Year” by Inside Memphis Business. In 2014, Ernst & Young recognized him as the Entrepreneur of the Year for the Southeast.