Julian co-founded ACG because he saw a white space in the private equity landscape to provide capital and first-class professional support to emerging consumer products companies. Since 2007, Julian has been advising and investing in consumer products companies to help them achieve operational and strategic success. Julian currently sits on the Boards of The Honest Kitchen, Kriser's Natural Pet, Tata Harper, NUDESTIX and Pacifica, and is a board observer of Way Better Snacks. Julian was previously a board member of Krave Jerky and a board observer of Babyganics, DenTek Oral Care and Plum Organics.
In 2015, ACG was named by GrowthCap as one of America’s “Top 25 Growth Equity Investment Firms” across all industries. Also in 2015, Julian and his partners Josh Goldin and Trevor Nelson were all named to Fortune Magazine’s “40 Under 40” list, which recognizes the most influential young people in business.
Prior to co-founding ACG, Julian built Atlas Advisors’ principal investing affiliate, Atlas Consumer Growth, while also advising on M&A transactions as a Managing Director at Atlas. Prior to Atlas, Julian was a Vice President at Goode Venture Partners, where he evaluated acquisition and investment opportunities and served as interim COO for portfolio company, Inform Technologies, LLC. Julian began his career as an investment banker at Bear Stearns.
Julian holds an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and a B.A. in History from Brown University. Born and raised in NYC Julian is a dog person, an avid tennis player, enthusiastic outdoorsman and below average surfer.