Farha Aslam is the Managing Partner at Crescent House Capital, a strategic advisory firm she founded that focuses on the consumer, energy, and industrial sectors.
Farha worked in the finance industry starting in 1996. She was a Managing Director at Stephens Inc. and led the firm’s Food and Agribusiness equity research team. At Stephens, Farha built a top tier research franchise that spanned the grain, ethanol, protein, and packaged food sectors and successfully positioned several lead managed equity offerings and debt financings. Her client relationships include business executives, global portfolio managers, private equity firms, and sovereign funds. Prior to Stephens, Farha was a Vice-President at Merrill Lynch and a Risk Management Advisor at UBS.
Farha serves on the Board of Directors of Pilgrims Pride (PPC), a global protein processor, AdvanSix(ASIX), a chemical company, Green Plains (GPRE), a feed and fuel producer, and Calavo Growers (CVGW), a produce packer. She is also a board member at Developments in Literacy.
She is a member of the audit committee at both Pilgrim’s Pride and AdvanSix. Farha is also a member of the board’s compensation committee at Calavo, Green Plains, and AdvanSix, as well as, serves on Pilgrim’s sustainability committee.
Farha graduated from the University of California with a B.A. degree in Economics. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Columbia University.