About New Venture Advisors

Our team and collaborators bring a unique, multi-faceted perspective to the sustainable food industry.

Our business acumen comes from top tier consulting, strategy and operations management experience in the private sector. Our entrepreneurial vision stems from launching and running our own food enterprises. Our passion for social and environmental impact aligns with our diverse experience in the social and civic sectors.

We bring this all together to help our clients develop food systems and businesses that are socially and economically sustainable.


What We Do

New Venture Advisors advises new food business ventures using a rigorous planning process.

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Our Team

Kathy Nyquist

Founder and Principal

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Saloni Doshi

Engagement Manager

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Caroline Myran

Project Manager

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Patti Wu Manchester

Financial Specialist

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Deb Wilkinson

Operations Manager

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Our Collaborators

Dan Carmody

President, Detroit Eastern Market

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Jim Slama

Founder & President, FamilyFarmed.org

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