CoFounder & Chairman/CEO, New Barn Organics
Ted started his career as an entrepreneur, founding InHouse Creative in 2003. The creative agency was built to serve as a middle ground between freelance creative talent, and large sales and marketing agencies. From this successful niche, InHouse developed a highly respected and extensive network of creative talent. From startup strategy to working with fast-paced executive teams at top retail and CPG brands, Ted helped launch many brands and provide strategic and creative support to clients of all sizes. Ted is now Chairman Emeritus of InHouse, Inc., transitioning the business to his two long-time creative partners.
In 2004, Ted co-founded Jungle Products, an importer and marketer of organic cooking oils ethically sourced from tropical regions around the world. Serving as CEO, Ted led the company into national distribution relationships within the natural grocery channel, built several unique sourcing partnerships with Dr. Bronners and Natural Habitats, as well as the eventual sale of the company to Blue Marble Brands, a division of United Natural Foods.
In 2014, Ted co-founded New Barn, where he currently serves as the Chairman and CEO. In 2016, Ted co-founded New Food SPV, an investment vehicle designed to lead Series-A financings of New Barn, Inc. He is also a co-founder and partner in Stonewall Robb, a family investment company. Ted currently sits on the Board of Directors of New Barn, and Trail Coffee Roasters. Ted holds a B.A. in English and Film Studies from the University of the Pacific