Luke Vernon, Founder
In addition to being the Founder of Luke’s Circle, Luke is a Managing Partner of Ridgeline Ventures, an investment firm that invests in companies in natural foods, active lifestyle, health & wellness and other related fields.
Prior to becoming an investor, Luke was COO of Eco-Products, the world’s #1 provider of sustainable foodservice packaging. During that time, the company grew from less than $1M in annual revenue to $80M before the company was acquired by a much larger entity.
Luke founded Luke’s Circle in 2010. He’s also been involved in a variety of other ventures along the way, including starting some companies and investing in or advising others. Earlier in his career, he was a consultant at Deloitte in New York City. Luke has an MBA from the University of Colorado and a BS from Cornell University where he played basketball for the Big Red. More info on his background can be found on his LinkedIn profile.