Partner

Tim Burke

[email protected]
(781) 208-7381

I have been privileged to spend my entire professional career investing in branded consumer companies as they evolve from innovative concept to a core staple of their consumer’s daily life.

I began my career at Fidelity Investments analyzing public companies in the Retail and Footwear sectors. I went on to spend 16 years in the San Francisco Bay Area with Rosewood Capital (and its successor firm, Glenbrook), where I worked on the development of a number of amazing brands. I then joined Castanea Partners in 2015, returning to Boston where I spent the first 26 years of my life. At Castanea, I have had the pleasure of working with Simms Fishing Products, West Coast Fitness, and Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams.

Today, as a founding member of Stride Consumer, I split my time between identifying new investment opportunities and working with our portfolio companies. I love that we chase passion, both in our founder partners and in their customers. We also strive for alignment with our teams; ensuring that it exists prior to investing and that it is prioritized throughout the entire relationship.

I received an MBA from Stanford and my undergrad degree from Harvard, where I was fortunate enough to be a member of the 1989 National Championship hockey team. I live in the Boston area with my two young daughters and wife, who overcame their California and Miami roots (respectively) to fall in love with Boston.

Back to Team

Stay Updated