Cal Poly CIE SBDCServing San Luis Obispo County
Helping Your Business Start, Grow and Succeed

In this session, Rich Boragno shares his extensive 22-year journey working in a rapidly expanding, environmentally conscious, and privately owned enterprise. Delve into discussions covering employee ownership, the integration of multiple bottom lines, fostering stakeholder engagement, effective leadership strategies, and navigating collaborations with entrepreneurs. 

Rich is the CFO of White Road Capital Management LLC and a partner at White Road  Investments LLC, backing Clif Bar & Company founders. White Road Capital is the family office, and White Road Investments is the venture capital fund focusing on emerging and mission-driven food and outdoor product companies. He also serves on The Honest Kitchen's board. Previously, he spent 22 years at Clif Bar & Company, serving as CFO for 13 years, overseeing accounting, financial planning, treasury, IT, and enterprise strategy.
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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.