A managing partner with the Naked Kitchen Group in San Francisco, Harold Lehon contributes to the San Ramon, California, community in a number of ways. He is a member of the Bella Vista Elementary School Parent Teacher Association and has recently been elected as the director and treasurer of the Carmella Homeowners Association, the latter of which involves a number of community improvement initiatives. Over the course of more than 8 years with the Naked Kitchen Group, Harold Lehon has supported a number of entrepreneurs working on various projects in the San Francisco and Oakland food and beverage industries, with a focus on entrepreneurs developing hospitality startup concepts. He and the other partners have developed the Naked Kitchen Group to function in a manner similar to San Francisco’s successful tech incubators.
Mr. Lehon studied mechanical engineering at Clemson University, earning his bachelor of science in 1980. He gained leadership experience during his time as president of companies like Hydraulics Technology, Inc., Hayden Industrial Products, and ZOMAZZ, Inc. Away from his professional and community work, he enjoys studying Vietnamese culture.