Departments: Valuation Services

Christian Carr

Christian is a Financial Analyst that joined Venture First in the summer of 2021 starting as a Junior Analyst. In this role, he primarily works on pitch decks and financial statements or helps with any design or formatting needs of the analyst team. He is currently a rising senior studying Finance & Entrepreneurship at the […]

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Grant Pride

Grant Pride is a Financial Analyst at Venture First. Prior to joining the Venture First team, Grant was an intern for 2 years at Corporate Finance Associates, an investment bank in Lexington, KY. Grant graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Marketing from the University of Kentucky in 2022. Outside of […]

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Cole Roberts

Cole Roberts is a Financial Analyst with Venture First. Before Venture First, Cole worked as a Thematic Equity Client Portfolio Management Analyst at Goldman Sachs in Asset Management at their Salt Lake City, Utah office. He also worked as an intern at multiple firms in Louisville including River Road Asset Management and Accredited Wealth Management. […]

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Brad Couch

Brad Couch is a Senior Financial Analyst at Venture First where he has worked with clients across many different industries: Ed-tech, Health Tech/Digital Therapeutics, Waste Management, Automotive Trade, Bourbon/Whiskey, and Ag Marketing. Before his time at Venture First, Brad worked at Patoka Capital as a Private Equity Senior Accountant in New Albany, Indiana for nearly […]

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Randy Strause

Randy Strause is an Associate with Venture First. Prior to Venture First, he worked for a boutique law firm focusing on business litigation and professional licensure law. He has alsospent time as an intern at Bank of America and the University of Louisville Department of Athletics.Randy graduated Cum Laude from the Brandeis School of Law […]

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