Impact investor, entrepreneur with a career-long focus on sustainability and health.
Founder & Managing Partner of the Builders Fund, a growth-stage private equity platform investing at the intersection of purpose-driven companies and the opportunity created by the need to solve environmental and social challenges. Focused on themes of sustainable food & ag, health, climate solutions/resource efficiency, and human elevation; to help fix our broken food system, address the healthcare crisis, decarbonize the economy, use our finite resources more efficiently, and to create a more equitable, sustainable future. Serve on the Boards of Traditional Medicinals, Urban Remedy, PosiGen, MIXT, and MPOWERD.
Have invested in, secured funding for, and helped develop a number of other successful brands including Sambazon, Manduka, Planet Organic, Pure Organic, Faraday, CytoSport/MuscleMilk, Equator Coffees, BOGS Footwear, and Surftech among numerous others.
Previously Founding Principal and a Partner at Partnership Capital Growth (PCG) - a merchant bank focused in the areas of healthy, active and sustainable living. Helped build boutique consumer advisory/investment group from the ground up, leading investments and advising transactions in the areas of active lifestyle/outdoor recreation, sustainable products, wellness, and healthy food/bev. Other co's we advised and invested in included Anytime Fitness, KIND Bar, thinkthin, Gaiam, Vino Volo, TRX, and Ecover/Method.
Was an associate at North Castle Partners (Equinox, Naked Juice), and a consultant for Bain & Company. Earned dual magna cum laude A.B.s from Harvard University.
Twice a NOLS graduate. Enjoy surfing and SUP, snowboarding, art/photography/painting, climbing, running distance. Am a certified yoga instructor (RYT 200). With better half, Shana; sons, Cillian & Ewan; pup, Yuki, am based in San Francisco.