March 1, 2018

Bill Shen

Bill is a Managing Director at Encore Consumer Capital, a private equity firm that invests in leading consumer companies. He is a director of Ancient Harvest, Brownie Brittle, California Splendor and Navitas Organics, and was also a director at Thanasi Foods. Prior to Encore, Bill led corporate development for Nest Collective, a natural and organic consumer products company. He began his career at Swander Pace & Company (later acquired by Kurt Salmon), a strategy consulting firm servicing food, beverage, apparel, and retail clients, where he was a member of the firm’s Private Equity Practice and worked on multiple consumer transactions. After Kurt Salmon, Bill led the food and beverage practice of a boutique investment bank. Bill graduated with a BA in Public Policy from Stanford University. He currently serves on the Stanford University Athletics Board, and previously served as the Chair of the Stanford Associates Board of Governors, the Board President for Wu Yee Children’s Services (a non-profit social services agency), and was a member of the Board of Trustees of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in San Francisco. Bill and his wife have completed multiple marathons and Ironman triathlons. They live in Marin County, CA with their twin daughters.