Patrick McKenna is a Founding Partner at HighRidge Venture Partners, an investment firm that believes ‘Talent is Everywhere’ and actively seeks investment opportunities outside Silicon Valley.
Patrick has co-founded four companies including Facet Wealth (Baltimore, MD), NexRep (Portland, ME), Keniks (San Francisco, CA) and LiveOps (Palo Alto, CA), and has invested in more than 30 early-stage tech companies with exits valued at over one billion dollars from San Francisco to Baltimore, Chicago to Miami, and Berlin to Shanghai.
Patrick also founded One America Works, a non-profit focused on addressing the geographic economic divide by helping innovative growth companies open offices in overlooked cities across America.
Previously, Patrick worked in M&A at Morgan Stanley and served as an officer in the U.S. Army. He holds an MBA from Georgetown University and B.S. in Accounting from the University of Southern California.