Our Team

We have a history of scaling $1Bn brands, complementary skills, and a shared passion for emerging consumer brands. We love what we do.

Elizabeth Edwards

Elizabeth is the founder and Managing Partner of H Venture Partners. Over the past 15 years, she’s invested in over 30 companies in seed through early growth equity all over North America.

Madeleine Ludlow

Madeleine has over 25 years of experience in investment banking, private equity and venture capital, as a venture-backed CEO and as CFO of a publicly-traded company. She serves on the board of ALLETE, Inc. and The Ohio National Fund.

Mel Healey

An experienced executive officer leading Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson and S.C. Johnson & Sons in Latin America and the US. She most recently served as Group President for North America for P&G, responsible for $30Bn in revenue.

Jim Stengel

Jim brings more than 25 years of leading consumer brands at Procter & Gamble, including seven as CMO. At P&G he led the marketing function for the world’s largest consumer products company, where sales doubled and earnings quintupled during his tenure.

Wendy Lea

Wendy Lea is an experienced CEO of venture backed startup companies with multiple exits, including the $250M acquisition of her company by Siebel. She is an angel investor in UBER and Board Director to Tech Stars. She led $200M Cintrifuse, a Fund of Funds.

Alex Tosolini

Alex is a seasoned executive who brings experience in business strategy, sales, marketing, supply chain, e-Commerce, and M&A. A 30-year veteran with a proven track record in consumer goods and retail, Alex recently served as SVP of New Business at Kroger.

Sasha McKenzie

Sasha joined H Venture Partners from the Consumer & Retail Investment Banking Practice at Bank of America in New York, where she worked on a broad range of consumer brands.

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