VP of Business Development
Ransley’s main focus at Fortress is finding and introducing beautiful brands to the company and managing strategic investments where it makes sense. With over ten years of investing in and managing consumer brands, including roles at TSG Consumer Partners, L Catterton and founding partner of Patina Brands, an investment and advisory platform for beauty and wellness, he leads Fortress ventures.
Previously, Ransley has operating experience including leading the U.S. for venture capital-backed beauty and wellness brands such as Grown Alchemist and WelleCo, as well as serving as advisor for 19-69 Fragrances, Perfumer H, and Bluegem Capital Partners.
When you’re not working, you’re…
Go-to karaoke song:
Too shy to sing karaoke.
Next dream vacation:
An all inclusive resort somewhere without cell service.
TV show of choice:
Of all time: How I Met Your Mother. Currently: Ted Lasso.