Kisen Naht photo

Kisen Nathu


Kisen joined Encore Consumer Capital in 2006. He is a director of Fantasy Cookie, General Produce, Pint Size Hawaii, Tender Belly and Tourtellot. He also helped manage Encore’s investment in Aidells Sausage Company, was a director of Isopure, FreshKO and Mesa Foods, and worked closely with tarte. Kisen is responsible for deal origination and execution as well as portfolio company oversight.

Before joining Encore, Kisen worked at CapitalSource Finance, where he provided credit facilities for middle-market companies. Previously, Kisen was an Associate at Piper Jaffray & Co. in their Consumer Mergers and Acquisitions group, where he advised leading consumer products and retail/restaurant companies. He began his career at Morgan Keegan & Co. in their investment banking group. Kisen graduated from Duke University with a BS in Economics.

Kisen lives in Burlingame, CA where he enjoys spending time with his wife and their two sons. He is an avid sports fan, and is especially passionate about his alma mater


4505 Meats logo
Aidells logo
Fantasy Cookie Co logo
FreshKo logo
General Produce logo
Isopure logo
Mesa logo
Pint Size logo
tarte logo
Tender Belly logo
Tourtellot logo

More Team Members

Robert Brown photo

Robert Brown

Managing Director

Read Bio
Scott Sellers photo

Scott Sellers

Managing Director

Read Bio
Kate Wallman photo

Kate Wallman

Managing Director

Read Bio
Nichole Ferrara photo

Nichole Ferrara

Vice President

Read Bio
Jen Quindlen photo

Jen Quindlen

Senior Associate

Read Bio
Kevin Ma photo

Kevin Ma

Senior Associate

Read Bio
Oliver Park photo

Oliver Park


Read Bio
Melissa Yahne photo

Melissa Yahne

Office Operations Manager

Read Bio
Lee Pantuso photo

Lee Pantuso

Chief Financial Officer, Chief Compliance Officer

Read Bio

Operating Advisors

Steve Mintz photo

Steve Mintz

Operating Partner

Read Bio
Gary Smith photo

Gary Smith

Operating Executive

Read Bio
Eric Ryan photo

Eric Ryan

Operating Executive

Read Bio

Contact Us

Encore Consumer Capital
111 Pine Street Suite 1825,
San Francisco, CA 94111

  • P: (415) 296-9850
  • F: (415) 296-9075