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Montlake Capital is a leading growth equity firm dedicated to delivering superior returns for our investors by partnering with private companies that have solid growth potential.
Distinguished by over 200 years of investment and operational expertise, our partners help management teams and entrepreneurs access resources and make the connections to build successful, enduring businesses. We currently manage nearly $100 million from high net worth and institutional investors, and invest in growth companies across diversified stages and sectors.
Rob joined Montlake Capital in 2006 as the firm's Oregon-based Partner, and opened the firm's Portland office. He leads Montlake's Oregon activities and is a professor at the Atkinson Graduate School of Management at Willamette University. He served on the board of Montlake portfolio company Veriwave, prior to it being sold to Ixia in 2011.
His research focuses on strategy making under uncertainty, particularly as it relates to new venture development. His study of angel investing performance is the first empirical examination of the outcomes achieved by angel investors in the U.S. At Willamette University, he teaches courses on New Venture Creation, Strategic Management, and Venture Investing. Rob and his students work with angel investor groups throughout the North West, sourcing, evaluating, and actively investing in new ventures. He is also a Batten Institute Research Fellow with the Darden School at the University of Virginia, conducting an in depth study on organic growth in existing corporations.
Professionally, his background includes corporate finance and sales for Tektronix, strategic marketing for two startup firms, and five years consulting and performing due diligence for many private equity investments.
He holds a Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the University of Washington and a degree in Finance and Accounting from Oregon State University. Rob lives in Lake Oswego, Oregon with his wife and three children.
||HaloSource Global antimicrobial and clean technology company focused on delivering more effective solutions for purifying drinking water and killing germs.|
||ClearMed Distributor of remanufactured brand name surgical devices. |
||Intrepid Learning Solutions Provider of learning and performance consulting, outsourcing, and research services to global companies.|
||ClearAccess Provides managed broadband access gateways, software and services to Internet Service Providers.|
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