Timothy Barney

Board Member


Tim Barney is a Managing Director and Investment Board member of Banyan Ventures. He currently oversees the Banyan Opportunity Fund and is involved in the management of Intermountain Nutrition and RCA Holdings, the first two investments of the Fund.

Tim is well-known in Salt Lake City’s private equity industry, having served as President of NJMC Investments and as a Founder and Principal of Longview Partners for the past eight years. Prior to moving to venture capital, Tim was an Executive Vice President at EnergySolutions, where he retired in 2008 after nearly 12 years with the company. He held many positions at EnergySolutions, including Chief Operating Officer, Vice President of Investor Relations, Vice President of Government Relations, and Vice President of Corporate Development.

Tim began his career with Envirocare in 1996 as a Regulatory Affairs Specialist and was later promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Before his years at Envirocare, he was employed by the Utah Legislative Auditor General's Office as a Performance Auditor.

Tim sits on the National Advisory Board for the Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University and has served on the Board of Trustees of Snow College. Tim is active in civic and community affairs. He holds a bachelor's degree in International Relations from Brigham Young University and graduated from Utah State University with a master’s degree in Political Economy.