Ivar Chhina

      Board Member, Spring & Sprout

      Consumer (Dental, Retail)


      Ivar has over 25 years business experience as a senior executive and investor in a variety of businesses in the healthcare services, retail, outdoor sports and technology sectors. He was previously the CFO and EVP for REI, the $2 billion outdoor recreational equipment and apparel retailer. Previously, Ivar was interim CEO for JDC Management, LLC, a Texas-based, privately-held retail dental services company. Prior to that, he was chairman and CEO of InterDent, Inc., a privately-held dental services company with 130 retail locations in 8 western states, for which he led the successful turnaround and recapitalization of the business.

      Ivar currently serves as a board director/advisor for several entities, including: Malibu Boats, Inc. (NASDAQ:MBUU) for which he also serves as chair of the audit committee; JDC Management, LLC, a Texas-based private healthcare services company; NMS, LLC, a Florida-based private healthcare services company; the Pacific Science Center, a Seattle-based non-profit; and the Nature Conservancy- WA Chapter, a Seattle-based non-profit.


      M.A. from Middlebury College Monterey Institute; B.A. from the University of Nevada-Reno.

      Board Affiliations

      Ivar serves as a Director of Spring & Sprout.