CompanyFirst Round Capital

Hayley Barna (HBS 2010) is a Venture Partner at First Round Capital, based in New York. She also serves as a board member at Birchbox, RAB Lighting, and Madison Reed.

Prior Experience

Prior to joining First Round, Haley co-founded Birchbox, the leading beauty and grooming retailer seed funded by First Round in 2010. Hayley served as Co-CEO at Birchbox for five years from conception and launch to growing the business to over a million monthly subscribers. She raised over $70M in venture capital, expanded the business internationally, and launched new businesses and channels including men’s and retail stores. Previously she was a strategy consultant at Bain & Company in NY, worked in strategy at Christie’s in Hong Kong, and in product management at Amazon in Seattle. She earned a Harvard BA in 2005.

Skills and Interests

Hayley has retail experience and has overseen marketing, operations, strategy, and technology.