HR Harvey serves as a Strategic Advisor for 68 Ventures.
In this role, he is an advisor to the 68 Ventures executive team on strategic direction, financial performance, and methods to build long-term corporate value.
HR has over 35 years of professional experience focused in the retail and consumer business sectors. He has lead organizations through periods of exponential growth, is experienced in the development of business strategy, brand positioning and has been involved in companies’ transitions to becoming public entities. Before joining the 68 Ventures team, he was CEO of Lifestyle Brands, the licensee for all non-food and beverage consumer products of Margaritaville. In addition, he was previously the President of the Frontgate and Grandin Road brands which are leading lifestyle direct to consumer businesses. He has also held leadership positions with Kirkland’s Home, Saks Department Store Group, Homeplace of America and Federated Department Stores (Macy’s).
HR is a member of the University of South Alabama RAMP program licensed by MIT to mentor small businesses and develop entrepreneurial capacity in the Mobile trading area. HR loves to travel enjoying new experiences with his family and is a college sports fan. He and his wife Allison live on the Eastern Shore and attend the 3Circle Church. Their daughter, Tylar attends The University of Alabama and son Devin, is attending the Florida State University College of Law. HR holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Florida.