Founder & President
Tea-rrific Ice Cream
Mario Leite is President & Founder of Tea-rrific! Ice Cream, an artisanal tea-infused ice cream company headquartered in Bridgeport, CT. Prior to starting the Company, Mr. Leite was a Vice President in the Healthcare Investment Banking group at RBC Capital Markets in New York City working with management and boards of biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies to raise capital and to execute strategic transactions. Prior to his investment banking career, Mr. Leite held various research and managerial roles at Curagen Corporation, a biotechnology company based in New Haven, CT. Mr. Leite holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BS in Molecular & Cell Biology from the University of Connecticut.