Bill Shen

Managing Director
Encore Consumer Capital


Bill joined Encore Consumer Capital in 2008. He is a director of Ancient Harvest, Brownie Brittle, California Splendor, Navitas and Thanasi. Bill is responsible for deal origination and execution as well as portfolio company oversight.

Prior to Encore, he led corporate development for Nest Collective, a natural and organic consumer products company. Bill began his career at Swander Pace & Company (later acquired by Kurt Salmon), a strategy consulting firm servicing food, beverage, apparel, and retail clients, where he was a member of the firm’s Private Equity Practice and worked on multiple consumer transactions. After Kurt Salmon, Bill led the food and beverage practice of a boutique investment bank. Bill graduated with a BA in Public Policy from Stanford University.

Bill lives in Marin County with his wife where they enjoy training for triathlons. He previously served as the Chair of the Stanford Associates Board of Governors, the Board President for Wu Yee Children’s Services (a non-profit social services agency), and was a member of the Board of Trustees of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in San Francisco.


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