Selection Committee Members: Brad Barnhorn

Brad BarnhornBrad Barnhorn works with a select set of leading growth stage companies and private equity groups in the food and beverage space as a board member and strategic advisor. His work leverages 25 years of company-building experience as entrepreneur, CEO, management consultant, board member and investor, cutting across all critical strategic and operational dimensions of successful company-building in the food and beverage space. Mr. Barnhorn’s CEO career began as founder and CEO of the Fantasia Fresh Juice Co., which he rapidly built into the leading superpremium fresh juice/smoothie company in the Midwestern United States, culminating in its merger with Naked Juice and subsequent sale to Pepsi. He currently serves as a Board Member and/or Strategic Advsior to multiple food and beverage companies including Krave Jerky, KeVita, Health Warrior, Zola, Rhythm Superfoods, IPS and Chameleon Cold Brew. He is additionally an Operating Advisor to consumer products focused private equity funds Encore Consumer Capital, Winona Capital and Fundamental Capital. Brad holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and resides in San Francisco and Sonoma County.