Lawrence Hester is the Co-Founder and CEO of FareHarbor, the leading online booking platform for tours & activity providers. Under his leadership, FareHarbor has grown from a small, family-run business to the largest software provider in the industry, with nearly 50,000 bookable activities nationwide and internationally, and over 175 employees across 5 offices. Lawrence serves as a mentor for Denver-based Travelport Labs, and has been active in the Denver startup community after his success in scaling FareHarbor without accepting VC funding.
Lawrence is a serial entrepreneur, previously having launched an artisanal crouton company called Emmiez Croutons, which landed in gourmet grocery stores nationwide. Outside of the office, Lawrence is an Ironman, avid sailor, surfer, and skier.
He holds a BA in Economics from Brown University.