Jack Hellige

Vice President, Funds & Transactions

Jack Hellige is the VP of CFO Services and Analytics. Jack started his career in sell-side equity research at Hilliard Lyons (now Baird) in Louisville prior to joining Venture First as a Financial Analyst in 2019. He spent over 2 years in the trenches supporting the CFO services and transactions groups working with dozens of growth-minded companies across various industries. During this time, he also played a key role in the launch of Whiskey Capital Finance, Co. where he continues to lead the charge on due diligence and day-to-day fund management. In 2021, Jack took a brief hiatus from Venture First after former VF client, Vigtory, was acquired by fuboTV (NYSE: FUBO). He assisted in the close of the deal, merger transition, and led all financial operations for the newly created subsidiary, Fubo Gaming, as Strategic Finance Manager based in Chicago. Jack graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.S.B.A in Finance from the University of Louisville with minors in Economics and Computer Information Systems. Jack has passed all three levels of the CFA, making him a charter holder. Outside of work Jack enjoys watching the Louisville Cardinals and Los Angeles Rams, traveling and exploring cities, hiking, and kayaking.