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