Founder / Barnhorn & Associates
Brad was an early pioneer in the healthy beverage space as Founder and CEO of the Fantasia Fresh Juice Company culminating in its sale to North Castle Partners in late 2000. Fantasia Fresh Juice subsequently merged with Naked Juice to form a leading national brand in this category which was subsequently acquired by Pepsi in late 2006.
Brad currently serves as a Board Member to a range of operating companies and as an advisor to several consumer focused private equity funds. Brad serves on the Board of Directors of Pint Size Corporation, Bonadea, Galaxy Granola and Deluxe Honeydrop. Additionally, Brad is an Executive Advisor to consumer products focused private equity groups Encore Consumer Capital and Winona Capital.
He is also Operating Partner with middle market private equity group Fundamental Capital. Brad was previously CEO of Global NutriFoods. Mr. Barnhorn also previously served as equity sponsor and Executive Chairman of two early stage food and beverage companies, Bevology and Wild Waters, and as an independent director of Vancouver based Happy Planet. Brad received his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BA in Economics and Political Theory from the University of Virginia.