HALEY BARNA

Board Advisor

Hayley Barna is a Partner at First Round Capital based in New York. Prior to joining First Round she co-founded Birchbox, the leading beauty and grooming retailer. Since joining First Round in 2016, Hayley has led investments across many industries and business models including healthcare (Alma, Thirty Madison), consumer (Clare, Collective Retreats), tech-enabled hardware (Mirror, Caper) and marketplaces (Anvyl, Crowd Justice) among others. Hayley is passionate about increasing the diversity of the venture ecosystem. She is a member of the executive committee of All Raise, an organization committed to accelerating the success of female founders and funders. Before launching Birchbox in 2010, Hayley received her MBA from Harvard Business School. She started her career as a strategy consultant at Bain & Company in New York and also held strategic positions at the auction house Christie’s in Hong Kong and with Amazon in Seattle. Hayley has been recognized as Fast Company Most Creative People in Business, Fortune 40 Under 40, and Ad Age Women to Watch among other honors. Hayley is also a board member of RAB Lighting and Madison Reed as well as the non-profit Society for Science and the Public.

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