Mr. Arif has been a member of the Grove Board since 2022. Mr. Arif is an Investment Director at the Virgin Group, where he has worked since 2017. He is responsible for investing the Virgin Group’s capital across a range of opportunities and supporting the strategic development of Virgin’s portfolio companies in the Americas. Mr. Arif currently serves on the boards of Virgin Mobile Latin America and BMR Energy. From 2013 to 2015, Mr. Arif served as an investment professional at AEA Investors, a global private equity firm focused on leveraged buyouts and growth capital investments. From 2012 to 2013, Mr. Arif worked on the strategy team of Zipcar, a leading car-sharing network. Prior thereto, Mr. Arif was a management consultant at Bain & Company. Mr. Arif received a B.A. in Economics from Harvard College and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.
Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Clark co-founded Grove in 2012 and has served as the company’s Chief Technology Officer since 2013 as well as Chief Digital Officer from 2022-2023. He leads the product management, engineering, analytics, data science, and digital product design functions in service of the company’s director-to-consumer business operations. Mr. Clark established the company’s e-commerce platform and has continuously evolved the customer experience to align Grove’s growth and scale with best practices. Beyond his executive roles, Mr. Clark is a respected member of Grove's Board of Directors, and is committed to strong and equitable corporate governance. His expertise in ecommerce technology makes him a regular speaker at various industry conferences and events. Prior to joining Grove, Mr. Clark led project management and engineering at Kaggle, Inc. (2012) prior to its acquisition by Google and was also a product manager and engineer at Blackbaud (2007-2012). He is also the creator of the popular open source analytics tool, Django SQL Explorer. Mr. Clark earned a B.S. in Computer Science from Vanderbilt University. He resides in Charleston, SC, where he is an active member of the local tech community.
Mr. Cleary has been a member of the Grove Board since 2022. Mr. Cleary is currently Principal, a role he has held since 2019, at Big Rock Growth Advisory LLC, an advisory services firm in the consumer packaged goods industry. Previously, he was the CEO of Clif Bar and Company, a healthy snack food company, from 2013 to 2018. Earlier in his career, he also served as the President, Chief Operating Officer and as the EVP Sales and Supply Chain at Clif Bar. Mr. Cleary has also served as SVP at RR Donnelley and in various sales and marketing roles at Quaker Oats. Mr. Cleary holds an MBA from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BA from the University of California, Berkeley.
Larry Cheng is co-founder and managing partner at Volition Capital, a leading growth equity firm. Larry, who most notably led Volition’s early investment in online pet supply retailer, Chewy, also serves on several other boards including the Board of Directors at GameStop where he has helped drive their transformation.
Larry focuses on investment opportunities in transactional Internet applications, e-commerce, digital health, and next-generation consumer brands. Larry currently serves on the boards of Arteza, Burst Oral Care, GameStop, Doing Things, Duffl, Dragonfly, Recycle Track Systems (RTS), Rounds, Sensible Care, Super73 and US Mobile.
He also led investments in Chewy, Connatix, Cortera, Dragonfly Commerce, Globaltranz, Mindshift Technologies, OpenNetwork Technologies, Prosper Marketplace, Stylesight, Verid and Ximian.
Prior to founding Volition in 2010, Larry was a partner at Fidelity Ventures, where he led their investment in Verid (acquired by EMC) and a senior associate at Battery Ventures, where he was actively involved in OpenNetwork Technologies (acquired by BMC Software), Ximian (acquired by Novell), and Ruckus Network (acquired by TotalMusic). Larry began his investment career as an associate for Bessemer Venture Partners, where he focused on software investments. Before Bessemer, Larry was an associate consultant at Corporate Decisions Inc.
Larry earned a B.A. in Psychology from Harvard College.
Mr. Glazer has been a member of the Grove Board since 2022. Since 2013, Mr. Glazer has served in various positions at Palantir Technologies Inc. (NYSE: PLTR), most recently as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Prior to that, Mr. Glazer was a corporate securities attorney at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Mr. Glazer received a J.D degree from Emory University School of Law and a B.A from Santa Clara University.
Executive Chairman of the Board
Mr. Landesberg is the Executive Chairman of the Board of Grove. Mr. Landesberg co-founded Grove Collaborative in 2012 and has served as its Chief Executive Officer since inception. Prior to co-founding Grove, he worked for TPG Capital, where he was involved in consumer and internet investments. Mr. Landesberg started his career in the investment banking division of Lehman Brothers. Mr. Landesberg earned a B.A. in Economics and Spanish from Amherst College where he graduated magna cum laude with distinction.
Ms. Miller has been a member of the Grove Board since 2022. Ms. Miller most recently served as the Chief Strategy Officer for global e-commerce marketplace eBay Inc., from 2014-2020. In this role, Ms. Miller set the vision for the future of commerce and led numerous digital transformation initiatives to improve buyer and seller experiences. She is a retail thought leader, frequently speaking on topics such as technology’s impact on consumer shopping behavior. Prior to joining eBay Inc., Ms. Miller was a partner and director at Bain & Company where she served as head of the North American Retail Practice and Chairman of Bain’s Worldwide Compensation & Promotion Committee. In her retail leadership role, Ms. Miller partnered with global retail and consumer products clients to create and implement digital and omnichannel strategies. Ms. Miller began her career with The Procter & Gamble Company’s Beauty Care Division supporting new product development. Ms. Miller currently serves on the Board of Directors of Cable One (NYSE: CABO), Neiman Marcus Group (private, post-emergence), Chairish (private), a home furnishings marketplace. Ms. Miller received her M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where she was an Arjay Miller Scholar, and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering with honors from Carnegie-Mellon University.
Lead Independent Director
Mr. Replogle has been a member of the Grove Board since 2021. Since October 2017, he has served as a Founding Partner of One Better Ventures, LLC, a venture capital firm focused on consumer brands that have a positive impact. From March 2011 to October 2017, he served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Seventh Generation, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of sustainable household products. From 2006 to 2011, Mr. Replogle served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Burt’s Bees, Inc., and from 2003 to 2006, he served as General Manager of Unilever’s Skin Care division. Previously, he worked for Diageo, Plc for seven years in a number of different capacities, including as President of Guinness Bass Import Company and Managing Director of Guinness Great Britain. He started his career with the Boston Consulting Group. Mr. Replogle is currently a member of the board of directors of AEA-Bridges Impact Corp. (NYSE: IMPX) and Wolfspeed, Inc. (NYSE: WOLF), and also served as a director of Sealy Corporation, a publicly traded mattress manufacturer, from 2010 to 2013, until its sale to Tempur-Pedic International Inc.
Naytri Shroff Sramek
Ms. Sramek has been a member of the Grove Board since 2022. Since 2018, Ms. Sramek has served in various positions at GitHub, Inc., a subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT), most recently as Chief of Staff to the CEO, who recently transitioned to the role of Chairman Emeritus. From 2017 to 2018, Ms. Sramek was the Head of Enterprise at Crew, a workplace management software company acquired by Block, Inc. in 2021. Prior thereto, Ms. Sramek has served in various positions at Palantir Technologies Inc. (NYSE: PLTR). Ms. Sramek received a B.A. in Business Economics from the University of California Los Angeles.
Chief Executive Officer
Jeff Yurcisin is a proven direct to consumer CEO who has built and led multiple billion-dollar brands and has a passion for doing what’s right. He believes deeply in Grove’s mission to move the consumer products industry Beyond Plastic and is passionate about the role the private sector can play in sustainability. Before Grove, Jeff had succeeded two founders as CEOs at Shopbop and Zulily and served in multiple senior executive roles at Amazon, where he led Amazon’s global efforts on Private Brands and Apparel. His team spearheaded Amazon’s push into its own brands and was responsible for the end-to-end product development and performance of those brands.
Earlier in his career, Jeff served as CEO during Shopbop’s accelerated growth from startup to leading fashion boutique worldwide. Their revenue growth was driven by using tech to deliver a superior customer experience. Jeff recently led the team at Zulily for four years through the pandemic and launched a customer promise that guaranteed Zulily customers would receive greater value than from Amazon or Walmart. He most recently worked as an Executive in Residence at Madrona Venture Group where he helped entrepreneurs turn their ideas into fast growing businesses. He also serves on the Advisory Board of Fred Hutch, one of the world’s leading cancer research organizations. Jeff earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from Princeton University and graduated with honors from Harvard Business School.