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Adam Otterson

Adam Webber

Aidan Daoussis

Alex Shigeta

Alex Yost

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Anders Jorgensen

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Atakan Ekiz

Austin Metcalf

Barrett Croft

Barrett Thornton

Ben Stenson

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Bracken Williams

Brooke Gunnell

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Cade Sutton

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Carley Herrick

Charlee Wambolt

Chloe Fausa

Christian Adams

Christian Kerr

CJ Ekstrom

Clay Coleman

Connor Haller

Conrad Lilleness

Corbin Wright

Crawford Gates

Curtis Pierce

Dane Baker

Darrell Hanks

David Divver

David Hales

David Ricciardelli

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Diego Barajas

Doug Williams

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Edward Lin

Elizabeth Miller

Ellen Smolarski

Emily Yang

Erick Gorodezky

Erik Popaja

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Ethan White

Evan Barresi

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Grant Brinkerhoff

Grayden Gaykowski

Haylie Mathis

Howard Reeve

Jacob DeMarco

Jake Nelson

James Parkin

James Ponwith

Jan Otrusinik

Jaron Walker

Jesse McCartney

John Lahtinen

Jon Soden

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Jørgen Brath

Juan Rubio

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Justin Ricks

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Karina Tarasova

Katie Barnes

Kavan Canekeratne

Kelly Lachance

Kelton Gardner

Kristie Lam

Kuong Chea

Kyle Harrison

Laura Kent-Jensen

Lawrie German

Lizzy Sam

Lucas Sanders

Luke Hansen

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Madalyn Moulton

Madelyn Kerr

Marc Berbert

Marie Wang

Mark Brown

Mark Carman

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Michael Ellis

Michael McLean

Mikhail Mabourakh

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Nathan Thornton

Nicholas Martel

Nicholas Van Slooten

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Peter Seppi

Preston Tobin

Rachel Metcalf

Rakesh Nankani

Ralph Molina

Ryan Payne

Sahil Nayyar

Sam Sholeff

Samir Damle

Sara D'Agostino

Sidney Fullmer

Skye Petersen

Spencer Moncur

Tanner Larsen

Tanner Merrill

Tatiana Garcia

Tayler Tanner

Thane Pearson

Trey Engle

Tyler Vasquez

Tyson Schroeder

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Xinyu Fan

Yang Zhi Sim

Yilan Shi

Management

Tom Stringham

Tom is the Managing Partner of the University Growth Fund (UGF). Tom is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Fund, including deal sourcing, due diligence oversight, financial management, and monitoring the UGF portfolio. Prior to UGF, Tom served as the Executive Director of the University Venture Fund (UVF). His experience includes over 16 years with Roth Capital Partners, where he worked as a Managing Director. Tom also worked for Merrill Lynch & Co. in the Investment Banking Group, as well as a Specialist with expertise in alternative investments, asset allocation strategies and private equity. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Utah, where he served as a member of the university’s Board of Trustees; and earned an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Peter Harris

Peter is a founding partner with University Growth Fund and assists in the deal sourcing, due diligence, and portfolio management of the fund. He also spends much of his time recruiting, training, and mentoring students in the program. Prior to UGF, Peter was a principal with University Venture Fund where he participated in funding several companies including Instructure (NYSE:INST), Lineagen and Workfront. Peter has also worked as an international business consultant, helping launch over 10 microfranchises around the world. He has been a loan committee member for the IRC Refugee Loan Fund and frequent guest lecturer at several local universities. He holds an honors double major in Economics and International Business from Brigham Young University. You can follow him on Twitter @thevcstudent