Chris Fehrnstrom

White Barn Consulting Group, LLC

Chris Fehrnstrom is the CEO and Principal of White Barn Consulting Group, LLC.  He has over 25 years of global leadership experience in public and private corporations serving a multitude of senior roles including President, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Financial Officer.  During that time, he was on the front line of delivering bottom line results while actively engaged in executive leadership, strategic planning, M&A, brand marketing, innovation, and organizational design.  

Not surprisingly, Chris has a pragmatic, results oriented approach to his advisory services.  He knows how to drive positive change in an organization through smart strategy, people leadership, and focused execution.  He uses his extensive background in transforming organizations to help others increase their own impact. Chris works with executives providing guidance in strategic planning, individual and team coaching, leadership development, and change management.  

Education and Certification

He holds an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a B.A. from the University of New Hampshire.  He received his executive certification of corporate governance and board of directors training from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

He has extensive board experience including serving as Chairman of the Wine Institute, the preeminent trade organization of the California wine industry as well as the Chairman of the Wine Market Council, a non-profit association of grape growers, wine producers, importers, and wholesalers.  He currently sits on the Board of Advisors for Banfi Vintners, a leading Italian wine importer based out of New York.