Who We Are

Macaron Bar was founded in 2014 by Patrick Moloughney and Nathan Sivitz. Mark Santanello joined in 2015. Kyle Oldfield and Michael Wagner came onboard in 2017 to lead Macaron Bar's expansion into Pennsylvania. 

Patrick has a B.A. from the George Washington University and an M.B.A. from Georgetown University. Patrick was a Brand Manager at Procter & Gamble in Cincinnati for 10 years where he led the expansion of Mr. Clean Car Wash, P&G’s first foray into retail services.

Nathan has a B.S. from Xavier University and is a Cincinnati native. He has a passion for baking and is well versed in the pastry arts. He has studied pastry with a focus on macarons at The Gourmandise School in Santa Monica, California, and studied privately at several of the finest macaron shops in New York and Los Angeles. The 'pièce de résistance' of his training was a macarons master class at Ecole Lenôtre in Paris, France.

Mark has a B.A. from the George Washington University in Liberal Arts.  Mark previously worked for Northern Kentucky University and University of Cincinnati in sponsored research.  

Kyle Oldfield has a B.S in Industrial Design from the University of Cincinnati’s Design, Architecture, Art, & Planning program.  Kyle was instrumental in the early stages of Macaron Bar's business development, consulting on logo design, packaging, store aesthetic and overall brand identity. He brings over 2 years of experience overseeing various operations for Macaron Bar Cincinnati to Pittsburgh. Kyle also attended a macarons master class at Ecole Lenôtre in Paris, France.

Michael Shem Wagner has attended the University of Cincinnati for Judaic Studies as well as Haifa University in Israel. Michael spent 5 years working as a Planning Research Associate in the nonprofit Jewish world, primarily for the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati. Michael also attended a macarons master class at Ecole Lenôtre in Paris, France.