As CFO for The Frontier Project, he’s everything you would expect: an unflappable, levelheaded decision maker. He’s also everything you wouldn’t. Most days, he’s in a T-shirt, jeans, and sneakers—a fitting tribute to his laidback, humble nature.
Ned’s time spent studying organizational psychology at Harvard, coupled with his experience both playing and coaching Division I college tennis, serves his well-rounded approach to navigating the interlocking financial worlds of all four business units of our growing portfolio. He intuitively understands that the financial health of a company starts with a company’s leadership and culture. It’s no coincidence that in the time he’s been with us, we were named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies.
Despite his proclivity toward maintaining a low profile, he’s also made a name for himself in Richmond’s booming food scene as the founder and co-owner of Barrel Thief, which recently won a 2016 Elby Award for Best Wine Program in Richmond.
Oh, and did we mention he’s doing all of this with young twins (a boy and a girl) at home?