3/5/18 Dawn H. Kelley, co-owner of Barney Butter, joins Janeane on KUCI 88.9 fm:
Dawn Kelley, Barney Butter’s President and CEO, comes from a background of executive leadership in the technology and e-commerce industry, previously holding executive positions at United Tote, Orbitz.com, and Careerbuiler.com. Passionate about the symbiotic relationship between health and food, in 2010 Dawn set out to grow Barney Butter, a tiny California Almond Butter company, into the best-in-breed brand – both domestically and internationally.
Dawn leads Barney Butter’s day-to-day business; including sales, marketing, operations, and product development. By adopting a three-bottom-line approach of People, Profit, and Purpose, Dawn crafts harmonious short and long-term strategies for the business. Through Dawn’s direction, Barney Butter has evolved as a consistent category leader, growing to the number three brand in the category, all the while, focusing on maintaining the most conscientious, quality-focused product on the market.
Dawn Kelley embodies a balanced lifestyle rich with yoga, meditation, peloton, clean foods and coffee! She is a respected member on the board of advisors for Purity Organic Coffee, a member of the Young Presidents Organization, and breathes through the mantra “Make Something.”
Dawn was born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky and graduated from The University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. She currently resides in Maine with her husband (and business partner), three children, and two dogs. Dawn logs a lot of miles commuting to the Barney Fresno plant and visiting retailers across the country!