With an unwavering mission to affect transformational change, Tenbar Group was founded to support, advise and advance growth companies and investors in the impact space.
Our mission is to guide our clients through their impact journeys and help them generate value that is as impactful to their bottom line as it is to their communities.
Tenbar Group combines bold, creative thinking with practical solutions to empower ambitious leaders to make the world a better place.
Founder, Senior Managing Partner
Barnet Sherman has over 30 years of institutional investor experience growing and managing multibillion dollar portfolios at Morgan Stanley and TIAA. He also founded Braintree Capital, a hedge fund and Registered Investment Advisor. He takes pride in having analyzed, negotiated, and financed businesses and projects benefitting dozens of communities nationwide.
Now a Professor at Boston University, he draws on these experiences in his Corporate Finance, Accounting, and Multinational Finance and Trade classes to give graduate students practical, real-world insights on these complex topics. His Official Boston University Faculty website is here.
He is widely regarded as a subject matter expert in his field and has served as an Director on numerous Boards to offer guidance and advice. As a Senior Contributor to Forbes.com for over 10 years, with nearly 100 articles with several “Editor’s Pick” commendations, his thinking has been sought by and quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, INC, Chronical of Higher Education, Businessweek, Barron’s, and CNBC.
Passionate in his belief that business and entrepreneurship can have a transformative, positive impact in communities, Mr. Sherman founded The Tenbar Group in 2016 to advise to mission-driven companies and startups in the healthcare, senior care, and housing sectors. Clients include NYSE-listed companies and private equity funds.
He is an Eagle Scout as well as a life-time member of the Eagle Scout Association. Mr. Sherman earned his undergraduate degree from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, where he was a member of Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society. His Master’s in Public Administration is from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.
Story & Narrative
In addition to his professional writing, Mr. Sherman is a member of the Screen Actors Guild. With performances in film, on stage, in print, and in commercials, he gets to apply his training from John Strasberg Creative Studios, Second City Improv, and Shakespeare & Co.