Rajesh Babu is passionate about equal educational opportunities for our youth and is excited for the opportunity to serve on the board of the Nathan Yip Foundation. Originally from the Chicagoland area, Raj moved to Denver to work in M&A and strategy for the WhiteWave Foods Corporation (until its acquisition by Danone), and later joined Birch Benders, a pancake and waffle company here in Denver, where he is currently its President and Chief Operating Officer.
Prior to coming to Colorado, Raj worked for the Boston Consulting Group in San Francisco, Bain & Company in Chicago and Morgan Stanley in New York. He is a graduate of Northwestern University and later, the Kellogg School of Management.
In his spare time, he and his wife (Laura) along with their two-year-old daughter love to travel (his daughter had 27 flights to her name before she turned 1) and spend time in the Colorado sunshine. He also plays in football (despite being too old for it), softball and tennis leagues.