Acquapak Co-founders

Alexander Barac
Co-founder and CEO of Acquapak

Alex graduated Magna Cum Laude from Babson College in 2009, with concentrations in Finance and Entrepreneurship. At Babson, Alex was a distinguished student of successful entrepreneur Leonard Green.

Alex has work experience in the finance world prior to co-founding Acquapak with his brother and partner, David Barac. He worked at Bulltick, a financial services firm based in Miami, and later on became a trader at a proprietary trading firm called G-2 Trading in New York City. When launching Acquapak, Alex assessed the opportunity as a chance to change significantly the supply chain of the flower industry. He is motivated by what Prof. Len Green taught him in class; driving change is the language of opportunity.

David Barac
Co-founder and COO of Acquapak

David graduated from Suffolk University in 2012 with a B.S. in International Economics and two Minors; one in International Business and one in General Business. Having lived in Israel for several years gave him a deep understanding of opportunities in the export markets. Upon graduation from Suffolk University, David worked with Prof. David Hartstein in a flower distribution company, which led to the opportunity to start Acquapak.

As a co-founder of Acquapak, David looks to experience a mass-market business opportunity that involves formidable challenges. He intends to drive change through efficient operations and entrepreneurial thought. A former student of Prof. David Hartstein, David is an avid marketer with vast international exposure.

Our Vision

It is the vision of Acquapak to influence the premier growers, distributors, and retailers of flowers and cuttings to export, distribute, and sell their perishables in water to improve the quality of their products in order to provide final customers with a better post-purchase experience. Acquapak will become a leader in the flower and cutting industry by commercializing innovative products that forever revolutionize this market.

Acquapak Team

Board of Advisors

Marvin Chin
Director of Farm Training at Acquapak

Marvin comes from a broad work background, with experience in a diverse number of industries and a number of technical positions. Marvin started his professional life in a liquor manufacturing plant in Guatemala, Central America. He later moved to the technology industry by joining Disatel Corporation, where he managed a group of GPS related system installers. Marvin joined the Acquapak team in anticipation of an exciting and entrepreneurial opportunity for professional growth. He manages farm level training in order to ensure proper usage of the Acquapak products.

David Hartstein
Executive in Residence - Sawyer Business School at Suffolk University

Professor David Hartstein is Executive in Residence at the Sawyer Business School at Suffolk University. He has extensive international experience in marketing, corporate strategy, business development, and operations for a diverse range of retail
and consumer product organizations. He is the founder and CEO of KaBloom, an online flower delivery service, located in Brookline, Massachusetts. He is also the former president and CEO of Eden Advisors and the former managing director at Super Office in Israel.

Leonard C. Green, CPA, MBA
President, The Green Group Entrepreneurship Mentor & Consultant

Leonard C. Green, the President and Founder of The Green Group, has had a long and distinguished career as an entrepreneur, nationally recognized tax expert and family business consultant. Len received his MBA from Harvard Business School's Owner and President Management Program. He received his Masters Degree in Taxation (Honors) from New York University and his undergraduate degree from Rutgers University (Accounting).

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