Billy Hegeman

Billy Hegeman

Operating Advisor

206 327 2776

Billy Hegeman

Billy joined NEP in 2022, bringing more than 15+ years of leading digital and eCommerce businesses spanning retail, manufacturing, distribution, and tech. As an operating advisor, he helps build businesses and product lines as well as leads large-scale transformations in both consumer and B2B businesses for our portfolio companies.

Most recently, Billy was senior vice president and general manager of Digital & e-Commerce at Phillips Pet Food & Supplies in Atlanta, where he helped transform the company into the nation’s largest pet supplies distributor. Prior to Phillips, he was senior vice president of Consumer Experience at Georgia-Pacific, where he led a disruptive digital vision that resulted in transformative year-over-year profitability and topline results.

Billy’s career also includes diverse high-impact roles at Amazon, including COO of, launching Prime Pantry, along with functional leadership roles in Home & Kitchen and Sports & Outdoors. Lastly, Billy worked at Car Toys in several roles, including director of retail merchandising.


B.S., Colorado State University
M.B.A., University of Colorado