Phil Phil has deep experience in corporate finance and project finance. He has been employed in the corporate offices of two Fortune 500 companies, one of their international subsidiaries and one of the largest privately held companies in the US. Phil has experience in multiple aspects of the energy space. INVESTyR is the 4th entrepreneurial venture Phil has been a key executive and board member. Minneapolis is the fifth city Phil has lived in since graduating with a double major in finance and economics from Creighton University.
Patrick founded INVESTyR with Phil Pogge with the vision of providing professional education and tools for business owners to provide them superior access to capital. Patrick has seventeen years of capital markets experience including business development, financial modeling, investment research publication and investment banking. Patrick is a mentor for the Carlson School Growth Fund at the University of Minnesota and past programming chair (‘06-‘09) and board member for the CFA Society of Minnesota, a professional organization serving over 1,200 charter holders. Patrick has served as a board member, board observer and advisory board member for several private companies. He received his undergraduate degree in Finance with honors from Creighton University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.