Operating Partners

David Barr

Lead Independent Director, Empower Aesthetics & Board Member, Column Health


David Barr is a Board of Directors Member at Column Health, Shore Capital’s second medication-assisted treatment platform investment. David currently serves as Chairman of PMTD Restaurants as well as Managing Director of Franworth, a professional services firm for and investor in franchise businesses. In connection with IFA, Barr has met with the White House, senators, congressmen and their staffs to discuss the impact of ACA on restaurant jobs. In addition, Barr has spoken about healthcare on Fox News, Fox & Friends, CNN Online, and his experiences have been written about by New York Times, International Business Times, and the Washington Examiner. David is the former Chairman of the International Franchise Association and has significant experience in opening retail locations through his involvement with Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, Capriotti’s Sandwich Shops, Mrs. Fields and TCBY, the Jewelry Group, Pizza Hut, and several other consumer-retail businesses. David Barr began his career in Atlanta with Pricewaterhouse Coopers after attending the University of Virginia.



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