Steve Austenfeld

Vice President, Investor Relations

Steve Austenfeld has served as our Vice President, Investor Relations since January 2022. He brings more than 30 years of experience overseeing global investor relations engagement, financial planning and growing best-in-class IR functions. In his role, he works closely with the executive leadership team to design and implement The Honest Company’s investor relations strategy, ensuring the organization’s strategic plan is articulated within the investor and analyst community. Prior to joining Honest, Austenfeld served as Head of Investor Relations for Gap Inc., where he spearheaded investor relations for material strategic initiatives meant to improve margins and revenue generation, including overseeing and adapting the company’s investor engagement strategy. Prior to Gap Inc., Austenfeld served as VP of Investor Relations for The Clorox Company, where his team led the company’s earnings release process, investor engagement practices and influenced decisions focused on enhancing shareholder value. During his leadership of investor relations, shareholder value increased nearly 350% and his team was twice ranked #1 by the Institutional Investor magazine in the Household Products, Beverages, and Cosmetics sector. Additional experience at Clorox included financial leadership positions at the enterprise, business unit and country level, on M&A/divestitures, in cost analysis and treasury. Austenfeld received his Bachelor of Science, with a concentration in Finance, from the University of Washington.