Who We Are

Impact Business Development Consulting LLC is a New York-headquartered business development and marketing consulting firm dedicated to helping its clients scale their business and develop sustainable growth in North America.

With our deep expertise in the food and beverage industry (retail and food service), we work and partner with brands and organizations to develop and implement the right growth strategy.

Our team leverages years of experience working with and advising food and beverage brands to help you introduce your products and grow your business.

The Team & Network

IBDC leverages a network of experts made of business developers, problem solvers, strategists, social and digital marketers who leverage years of successful experience working with and advising global brands to help you introduce your products and grow your business in the North American market. Our team has deep experience working with a variety of businesses from startups to global brands to ensure we help you reach your objectives no matter your size or stage of development.

Leadership Team

Mike Arresta

Founder/Managing Director

Mike is the Founder/Managing Director of Impact Business Development Consulting LLC (IBDC LLC) with over 13 years of experience in trade, business development and cross-border project management for US & EU CPG, Food and Beverage brands. Mike is a growth strategy expert and senior marketer with a proven record in international business development, organizational development, and in developing and managing strategic partnership relationships with C-level executives across industries including Food & Beverage and hospitality.

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Anna Starova


Anna is the Principal and Chief Financial Officer at IBDC. In this role, she has responsibility for all financial activities of the company, including financial reporting, budgeting, and planning for future business growth. Anna is known for partnering with clients to solve problems, improve work processes and develop the collective organizational behavioral changes required to drive measurable and sustainable results. Anna also has expertise in business process outsourcing and IT outsourcing.

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Our Network

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