// Founder of the Alpine Collective //
Conor is the Founder of the Alpine Collective. He is a member of the Board of Directors for Simply Straws, a B-Corp certified business that creates sustainable, reusable, recyclable, biodegradable and compostable products that enhance the health and well-being for customers and the environment. He also co-founded 805 BASECAMP, a brand development and media company partnering with iconic brands that include the estates of John Wayne and Marlon Brando.
Conor has 15 years of experience in finance, most recently serving as the Director of Venture Capital and Private Equity for a prominent Santa Barbara based financial firm. As an investor, Conor is actively invested in over half a dozen companies ranging from a UK-based social commerce app called "Pepper" to a collection of boutique food and beverage concepts in the heart of Santa Barbara's 'Funk Zone.' Conor is also the Founder of Cal Coast Sports Ventures which hosts numerous events throughout the year, including the Santa Barbara Showdown, an annual lacrosse tournament for over 100 boys & girls youth lacrosse teams from around the country on the world renowned Santa Barbara Polo Fields. Conor is a graduate of the University of Denver, where he played Division-1 Lacrosse.