Selection Committee Members: Brent Knudsen

 

Brent Knudsen
Brent is Managing Director and Head of Financo’s San Francisco Bay Area office. Brent has over 30 years of experience advising, operating and investing in consumer retail and healthy living companies. He leads the firm’s activities in the fitness, healthy food & beverage, vitamins & supplements and healthy lifestyle products sectors. Advisory transactions in Brent’s career include: New Leaf Markets (sale to Endeavour Capital), Blue Print Juice (sale to Hain Celestial), thinkThin (investment from TSG Consumer Partners), Sahale Snacks (investment from Palladium Equity), Kind Bar (investment from VMG Partners), Anytime Fitness (recapitalization), and Capricorn Health and Special Opportunities (investment in Healthy Living at Home). Prior to Financo, Brent founded Partnership Capital Growth and was an original partner at North Castle Partners. Brent received a BA and BS from the University of Utah, attended Brigham Young University, Harvard Law (visiting scholar) and Georgetown Law where he received a JD degree. (See Financo profile in NCN Sponsor section of this book.)

Brent is Managing Director and Head of Financo’s San Francisco Bay Area office. Brent has over 30 years of experience advising, operating and investing in consumer retail and healthy living companies. He leads the firm’s activities in the fitness, healthy food & beverage, vitamins & supplements and healthy lifestyle products sectors. Advisory transactions in Brent’s career include: New Leaf Markets (sale to Endeavour Capital), Blue Print Juice (sale to Hain Celestial), thinkThin (investment from TSG Consumer Partners), Sahale Snacks (investment from Palladium Equity), Kind Bar (investment from VMG Partners), Anytime Fitness (recapitalization), and Capricorn Health and Special Opportunities (investment in Healthy Living at Home). Prior to Financo, Brent founded Partnership Capital Growth and was an original partner at North Castle Partners. Brent received a BA and BS from the University of Utah, attended Brigham Young University, Harvard Law (visiting scholar) and Georgetown Law where he received a JD degree. (See Financo profile in NCN Sponsors section.)