Brent Drever

President, Co-Founder

As President of Manna Tree, Brent is responsible for building and managing the firm’s day-to-day operations. He also sources and executes new deals and monitors and grows Manna Tree’s portfolio of investments.

Across his 25+ year career, Brent has become a leading authority in Operational Excellence, centered on strategy development and business execution through the optimization of processes, technology, and organizational design. He has vast experience with companies across a diverse range of industries and has served in various management roles at GE Capital, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Newmont Mining, and a boutique consulting firm.

Brent earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Engineering from the University of Colorado Boulder. He serves on the boards of Manna Tree portfolio companies Cheetah, Evolve BioSystems, Verde Farms, and Gotham Greens. In 2017 Brent established a non-profit school, Zealous Schools, and served as board President for the first three years.

Home is in Colorado’s mountains, where he enjoys fly-fishing, mountain biking, and skiing with his family.

Brent Drever