Verdant Partners LLC
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Lee Brittain joined Verdant Partners' team of Advisors in 2023. Lee holds a B.S. degree in Agribusiness from Louisiana State University, and a M.S. degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Illinois. He began his career working for Teays River Investments, a private equity firm focused on food and agriculture. After Teays, Lee worked for CoverCress, which is developing an ultra-low carbon intensity winter cover crop for use in renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel.
Lee’s background brings substantial expertise in capital management, finance, M&A, due diligence, strategy, business valuation, financial analysis, sustainability, biofuels, carbon markets, and risk management. Lee emphasizes first principles thinking in his work to drive simplicity and enable rapid iterative improvements.
Lee lives on a farm in Indiana with his wife and three children, where they raise specialty permanent crops. Other personal interests of Lee’s include space exploration, LSU sports, poker, investing, history, hunting, and fishing.