Welcome to my newsletter.

I’ll be sharing weekly lessons learned from my time leading a product team managing the largest product build in my company’s 45-year history & as a startup analyst for the Sheltowee Angel Network.

Including our processes, how we structure things, decision-making, lessons I learn, and more.

Articles will generally be released weekly on Mondays.

Want to learn more about me? Here’s a little bit more about what makes me tick.

My Professional Life

  • Director of Product Management at a publicly-traded fintech company

  • former 💼 C-level executive in the banking industry

  • Led the 🥇top Small Business Administration (SBA) lender in my state for 4️⃣ consecutive years

  • Marketing degree and have run the Marketing Department for a $400,000,000 organization

  • Have helped entrepreneurs raise over 💵 $800,000,000 💵 in funding between both debt and equity facilities

  • 3x startup founder 📈. Each named "first-mover" in their respective industries

  • Recognized for innovation in the banking industry for my Feasible Funding software solution

  • Recognized as the 🏆 top executive in my industry in 2014

  • Regular pitch competition judge 🧠 and incubator mentor

  • Board member for the Fairview Technology Incubator 🚀

  • Board member to one of the first healthcare co-ops in the United States

  • Board member of the second-largest credit agency in the United States

My Personal Life

  • Proud husband and father 👨‍👩‍👧

  • Full marathon runner 🏃🏻‍♂️, trail runner, and mountain biker 🚵🏻‍♂️

  • Former professional mixed martial artist (MMA) 🥊 and undefeated in my weight class; trained in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under the Gracie family 🤼 ; 1996 State Karate Champion 🥋

  • Have coached multiple people through massive weight loss (50+ pounds)

  • Love playing video games as well as collecting things like Magic the Gathering and Baseball Cards

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Jonathan Mills Patrick

Leading the product team building the largest project ever in my $10B, publicly-traded fintech company's history | Over 25+ yrs in finance | Over $800M in transactions | Former C-level bank exec. & 3x founder |