Conceptualized, created, and launched SmarterGiving, a prototype studio focused on market opportunities throughout the 'charity stack'. Our MVPs and prototypes explored specific pain points across the philanthropic spectrum, from online donations and donor cultivation to nonprofit discovery and social networks.
Partnered with domain experts and technical founders to focus, launch, or expand. As a COO-for-hire, my roles ranged from business development and API evangelism to fundraising, product, and corporate strategy.
First non-partner hire for Riverlake Partners, a lower middle-market private equity fund. Assisted partners in all aspects of the fund, from modeling to negotiations and portfolio management activities.
Served as one of four dealmakers for Intuit, the Fortune 500 consumer and SMB-focused technology company. Our group not only explored new growth markets and executed software M&A deals, but also served as internal sound board for business unit leaders while continuing to push for innovation across all levels of the company.
Part of a three-member team responsible for all corporate VC and technology commercialization deals for Science Applications International Corporation, then a Fortune 500 company.
My first job out of undergrad. Also the place I got my de-facto MBA thanks to the active and engaged mentoring I received from the firm's partners. Amazing experience working with these nationally-recognized business valuation experts.