We offer sustainable growth opportunities to consumer-facing enterprises that have the potential to dominate their niche.


We invest only where we can offer competitive advantage beyond capital.


We allow management teams to focus on building differentiated and better competitive alternatives, avoiding the need to spend time on financing.

Our team

Ron Shaich

Managing Partner & CEO

Keith Pascal


Noah Elbogen

Partner & CFO

Bryan Griffith

Partner & CIO

Jim Rand

Partner, Off Premises

Chuck Chapman

Partner, Operations & CEO, Tatte Bakery & Cafe

Dwight Jewson, Ph.D.

Partner, Strategy & Insights

Krish Gopalakrishnan

Chief Technology Officer

Kyle Phillips

VP, Product Management

Jim Dobson

VP, Software Engineering

Lisa Dubois

Chief of Staff