Mr. Milone earned a Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania. He retired in 2012 from H.J. Heinz Company as Executive Vice President, Rest of World, Enterprise Risk Management & Global Infant/Nutrition. He worked for Heinz for 32 years. Mr. Milone joined Heinz in 1980 as an Assistant Product Manager. He was quickly promoted through the ranks and held various positions including: Senior Product Manager, Heinz Ketchup; General Manager, Condiments; General Manager, Dog Food Marketing; and Vice President, Pet Products Marketing. In 1996, he was appointed President and COO of Heinz Pet Products. He became a Senior Vice President in 2000. He held the title of Executive Vice President starting in 2010.
Mike and his wife, Julia Harrison Marshall, reside in both Naples, Florida, and Nantucket, Massachusetts. They have two children, John Marshall Milone ’12 and his wife, Gail ’12, and James McIlvaine Milone.