Harv Barenz | Team | HGGC

Harv Barenz is a Partner of HGGC

Harv leads HGGC’s business development efforts globally and focuses primarily on identifying, originating and qualifying new platform investments and assisting portfolio companies with add-on acquisitions. Harv is also responsible for developing and managing HGGC’s intermediary relationships which has led to over 5,000 evaluated investment opportunities over the past decade and plays an integral role in the HGGC ecosystem.

Prior to joining HGGC, Harv served in a senior operating capacity in the automotive vertical. Additionally, he has extensive experience in the software, direct marketing and consumer retail industries. Previously, he served as an Olympic Ambassador to the Salt Lake Organizing Committee for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games.


  • Role Partner
  • Joined 2008
  • Education M.B.A. from Brigham Young University, B.S. in Public Relations from the University of Utah