Elevated Partnership
for Extraordinary Brands

Elevated Partnership
for Extraordinary Brands
Elevated Partnership for
Extraordinary Brands
AriaAria

Investment Partners to the Most Promising Consumer Brands

We have a track record of building the highest quality relationships—often lifelong friendships—with the entrepreneurs behind some of the most successful brands of the last decade and working tirelessly to help entrepreneurs maximize the value and mission of their brands. We serve entrepreneurs with experience, passion and humility.

Investment Focus

revenue

$5 - $30 Million

investment size

$5 - $30 Million

investment type

Minority Investor

Categories

  • Personal Care

  • Beauty

  • Food

  • Beverage

  • Pet

  • Baby Products

  • Household

  • Wine & Spirits

  • Lifestyle

Our Approach

Each founder’s journey is unique. We draw on our experience assisting many of the most successful brands of the last decade to help each founder maximize their brand’s potential.

Strategic Planning

Omni-Channel Strategy

Recruiting & Organizational Design

Sales Strategy & Retailer Relationships

Marketing & Branding

Supply Chain & Product Development

Ongoing Capital & Lender Relationships

Exit Optimization & Assistance

Team

We’re in the partnership business, constantly trying to improve the ways in which we serve entrepreneurs.

Trevor Nelson
Trevor Nelson
Founder
Managing Partner
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Jackie Dunklau
Jackie Dunklau
Founder
Partner
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Dawn Techow
Dawn Techow
Founder
CFO & CCO
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Dan Trompeter
Senior Associate
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Operating Advisors

Aria is supported by a singular group of consumer executives with vast experience across consumer categories and deep functional expertise.

Aaron Alpeter
FOUNDER, IZBA CONSULTING; OPS AND SUPPLY CHAIN EXPERT FOR MIRROR, HUBBLE, FLEX,UNILEVER
Eric Carl
CO-FOUNDER, BLOOMI; CO-FOUNDER, RAE WELLNESS; STRATEGY LEAD AT TARGET
Craig Elbert
CO-FOUNDER, CARE/OF; VP MARKETING, FINANCE & ANALYTICS, BONOBOS
Aaron Mizrahi
DIRECTOR OF AMAZON, HERO COSMETICS; HEAD OF AMAZON, MUTESIX
Rebecca Rudisch
COMPANY CEO, CARAVAN; SVP OWN BRAND, H.E.B.; CMO, PETCO; SVP MERCHANDISING, 7/11
Scott Semel
FOUNDER/CEO, BARKTHINS; FOUNDER/CEO, CODY-KRAMER IMPORTS

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Contact

Let’s talk.

Email us at info@ariagrowth.com