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Digital Partnerships & Innovation professional successfully operating and investing across the IT and Life Science domains for over 19 years. My experience both in business development and venture capital spans working with seed stage to large multinational enterprises. I have focused on generating value through building strong relationships with entrepreneurs, augmenting management teams when needed and leveraging an expansive proprietary professional network. My investment experience includes direct equity purchases, structured term debt, bridge/convertible debt financings, and direct secondaries. Board Experience: Current: • Adviser: Redpine Signals, Inc., MobileRQ, Inc., and Von Bismark Ltd. Past: • Director: OnTheGo Platforms, Inc. • Observer: Reflektion, Inc. • Director/Observer: Vigilistics, Inc. • Observer: Lasercure Sciences, Inc. • Director/Observer: 5i Sciences, Inc. • Adviser: Technology Transfer & Business Development Startup Advisory Group, OHSU Specialties: Venture Capital; Corporate Development; Due Diligence; Risk Reduction; Strategic Negotiations; Strategic Planning; Valuation Analysis; Wireless Networks & GPS; Mobile; Digital Media & Content Distribution; Enterprise Software; eCommerce; Supply Chain; mCommerce; Social Commerce; Personalization; Digital Brand Marketing; Retail; Omnichannel; Active Lifestyle Consumer

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MBA Corporate Finance
BS Material Science and Engineering

Summary

Digital Partnerships & Innovation professional successfully operating and investing across the IT and Life Science domains for over 16 years. My experience both in business development and venture capital spans working with seed stage to large multinational enterprises. I have focused on generating value through building strong relationships with entrepreneurs, augmenting management teams when needed and leveraging an expansive proprietary professional network. My investment experience includes direct equity purchases, structured term debt, bridge/convertible debt financings, and direct secondaries. Board Experience: • Current: Board Observer, Reflektion, Inc. • Current: Board Director, OnTheGo Platforms, Inc. • Current Advisory Board Member Redpine Signals, Inc. • Current Advisory Board Member Fitn, Inc. • 8/08-12/11: Observer, Lasercure Sciences, Inc. • 7/07-12/11: Director/Observer, Vigilistics, Inc. • 11/07-12/11: Director/Observer, 5i Sciences, Inc. Specialties: Venture Capital; Corporate Development; Due Diligence; Risk Reduction; Strategic Negotiations; Valuation Analysis; Wireless Networks & GPS; Mobile; Digital Media & Content Distribution; Enterprise Software; eCommerce; Supply Chain; mCommerce; Social Commerce; Personalization; Digital Brand Marketing

Experience

General Partner, Revelstone Capital

April 2017 - Present (1 year 8 months)

Growth Equity for the Active Consumer

Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Business Development, R&C Brown Associates

January 2016 - Present (2 years 11 months)

Strategic & Financial Investments, Acquisitions & Partnerships for R&C Brown’s Global Portfolio of Businesses

Advisor, MobileRQ

May 2015 - Present (3 years 7 months)

Advisor, Von Bismark

January 2015 - Present (3 years 11 months)

Advisor, Redpine Signals

May 2010 - Present (8 years 7 months)

Board Member, Startup Advisory Group, Office of Technology Transfer & Business Development, OHSU | Oregon Health & Science University

February 2015 - October 2015 (8 months)

Board Director, OnTheGo Platforms

August 2014 - November 2015 (1 year 4 months)

Acquired by Atheer, Inc.

Mentor, Microsoft Ventures Seattle Accelerator

July 2014 - November 2016 (2 years 5 months)

Board Observer, Reflektion

February 2014 - November 2015 (1 year 10 months)

Director, Global Corporate Development, Nike

December 2011 - November 2015 (4 years)

Strategic Investments, Acquisitions & Partnerships for Nike’s Global Retail, eCommerce, Consumer Digital Technology, and Supply Chain Organizations

President and CEO, LaserCure Sciences

February 2010 - December 2011 (1 year 10 months)

Lasercure Sciences was a seed stage wireless enabled medical device company established to develop next generation wound care treatments using novel low-level laser therapy and mHealth technologies. • Led the Company through a re-start, successfully restructuring its debt and closing a small financing from insiders • Managed product develop through proof of concept prototype (MVP) • Developed early manufacturing and distribution partners

Principal, Blade Ventures

January 2007 - December 2011 (4 years 11 months)

Blade Ventures is a venture capital firm focused on investments that drive the adoption of leading edge information, digital media, sensor and related systems technologies. • Key member of three person investment team, leading market, financial, management, and technology due diligence for all investment candidates • Core role in deal origination, transaction structuring, execution and post investment monitoring through regular interaction with C-level management teams • Co-lead all relationship management for the firm with entrepreneurs, service providers, VC/PE funds, corporate investment groups • Portfolio Support: Served in interim leadership and operating roles to ensure portfolio company success when needed. These included finance & investor relations roles at Vigilistics, product development & clinical support to 5i Sciences and LaserCure Sciences, and interim CEO of LaserCure Sciences • Board of Directors designee for Vigilistics and 5i Sciences • Board of Directors Observer for LaserCure Sciences, Cadforce, and Apollo Enterprise Solutions

Senior Analyst, Shepherd Ventures

April 2005 - January 2007 (1 year 9 months)

Shepherd Ventures is a venture capital fund whose mission is to generate significant capital appreciation through first and later stage investments in carefully selected, wisely shepherded growth companies. Shepherd focused on opportunities in information technology and life sciences. • Assisted General Partners with all aspects of due diligence on investment candidates, including authoring investment memorandums • Participated in transaction structuring, negotiation, and definitive documentation review • Co-Lead quarterly/annual LP accounting for the Fund and all associated SBA/SBIC filings

Business Manager, SAIC

March 2001 - March 2005 (4 years)

SAIC is a F500 scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, and health. • Led business development efforts in several information assurance and security technology services • Managed business growth and project staffing, including quarterly performance reporting on $500mm federal contract vehicle • Managed Cost Utility studies supporting the development of the technology acquisition and integration strategy for the next generation of military Global Positioning System (GPS) User Equipment

Engineering & Physical Sciences Technical Team Lead, National Security Agency

August 1998 - November 2000 (2 years 4 months)

Engineering & Physical Sciences Technical Team Lead

Residential Network Computing Consultant: Technology Support Services, Northwestern University

April 1995 - June 1998 (3 years 3 months)

Residential Network Computing Consultant: Technology Support Services, Northwestern University

April 1995 - June 1998 (3 years 3 months)

Education

University of Southern California

MBA Corporate Finance

Northwestern University

BS Material Science and Engineering