Jay Faires
Founder of The Wellness Agency, Investor, Entrepreneur.
Jay Faires is the founder of The Wellness Agency (TWA), which is dedicated to companies and talent in the rapidly growing, global $4.2 trillion wellness economy. TWA combines his knowledge and passion around the necessity to push back against the failings of big food, big pharma and western medicine with his proven ability to spot talent, both in entrepreneurs and creatives at early stages in their career. Faires is a leading force in the sector where TWA helps premier brands with marketing stack in the US, second with strategic partnerships and growth capital, and third market entry strategy and implementation for Asia with a focus on the fast growing Chinese market.

TWA’s team works with clients across premium CPG, hospitality and boutique fitness and a growing roster across hemp and CBD brands. Jay previously had a successful career in music as the founder of Mammoth Records, Head of A&R at Atlantic Records, an exec at Disney and President of Music at Lionsgate. He grew up in Tennessee, holds an MBA from Duke's Fuqua School of Business, and currently spends most of his time between LA and Asia.