It takes a Village
to succeed.

Success in CPG doesn't happen by accident. It takes more than a good idea, a great product, or a visionary founder. It takes an experienced, multi-faceted team aligned around a common goal – rapid growth.

Leadership Team

Todd Boerema

President at Village, where he leads a team of brand experts to combine operations, data and design to Acquire and Build Better Brands. Todd has over 30 years of leadership and brand-building experience working on world’s largest brands from P&G, J&J, Newell Brands, Samsung and Waterpik.

Beau Oyler

Chief Design Officer at Village, where he works at the intersection of business, data, and design to create product experiences for the world’s most sought-after brands, like Allbirds, Samsung, Nestle, and Hims.

Blair Haskins

Global VP of Sales at Village, responsible for driving retail activation and building an end-to-end, omni-channel go-to-market strategy. Blair will work to leverage our capabilities to quickly launch brands on marketplaces, direct to consumer, at retail and into our global international footprint. Blair has 18 years of experience at Newell Brands, representing brands such as Graco, Rubbermaid, Baby Jogger and Calphalon.

Ian Lawrence

Head of M&A for Village, where he focuses on identifying distinctive brands that offer a differentiated value proposition that can be scaled globally across both digital and physical channels.

Luke Fromowitz

Head of Product Development where he manages product and innovation of acquired and internally incubated businesses. Luke is passionate about creating breakthrough product experiences at the intersection of thoughtful design, new technology and compelling business opportunities.

Machel Devin

Senior New Product Development Manager at Village—uniquely combining analytics and market research with product design and brand strategy to build and relaunch highly profitable businesses across categories. Machel is passionate about creating beautiful, impactful consumer experiences that position brands for growth and consumer loyalty.

Starr Wen

Senior Technical Program Manager at Village. His background in hardware product development, manufacturing, and investment makes him intimately familiar with the entire sketch-to-factory process. With a vast suite of international resources at his fingertips, he ensures Village builds the right product the right way, every time.

Cameron Hall

M&A Analyst at Village, where he seeks out the best high-end companies of the future to partner with Village. Through passion for helping others succeed and grow, Cameron’s focus is finding those companies ready for growth and building relationships with founders to create long-lasting partnerships.

Ethan Lefavor

M&A Analyst at Village, working to find the best businesses to partner with using financial and data analytics. Beyond discovery, he remains engaged in Village partnerships, driving success post acquisition. Coming from a background in corporate finance, Ethan assists business owners and managers in making key strategic decisions.

Nathan Mella

M&A Associate at Village and comes from a strong data science and product management background. He is passionate about leveraging analytics to answer key strategic questions for brands such as "where to play" and "how to win." Nate analyzes which brands are poised for a long-term competitive advantage and what their growth trajectory looks like.

Brian R. Otte

M&A Associate at Village with a technical background in software engineering, product management and equities trading. Brian employs quantitative and qualitative understanding of industries to help brands grow. He helps brands find opportunities to reduce operational friction and focus on their competitive advantages. In addition, Brian delivers digital solutions to facilitate synergy within Village’s capabilities and resources for all brands.

A Holistic Approach

Fueled by capital, data, design, and operational expertise, Village is an accelerator that believes in ideas and revealing its untapped potential. Plus, we have the experience to back it up: we've helped shape and define some of the greatest brands on Earth.

Make the next giant leap toward becoming a great brand.

Global Offices

1633 West Innovation Way
Suite 300
Lehi, UT, 84043

London, UK
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London, W1F OUR
United Kingdom, UK

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Level 21
207 Kent Street
Sydney, Australia

Melbourne, AU
Level 2
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South Yarra VIC 3141
Australia, AU

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Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, HK

Guangzhou, CN
N. 289 Guangzhou
Dadao Zhong
Yuexiu District
Guangzhou, China