Meet High Alpha

Our Team

Our background lies in both starting companies from concept to businesses and scaling companies from $10M to $100M and beyond. We are a dedicated team of entrepreneurs, operators, and investors with a proven track record of building and scaling enterprise cloud companies.

The Team
Kristian Andersen
Drew Beechler
Director of Marketing
Hannah Bishop
Office Coordinator
Mark Clerkin
Data Scientist
Scott Dorsey
Managing Partner
Mike Fitzgerald
Robin Fleming
Entrepreneur in Residence
Nancy Gutwein
Talent Specialist
Brigitte Hackler
Financial Analyst
Paige Haefer
Marketing Associate
Chad Hostetter
Jon Hubartt
Design Director
Amanda Jones
Executive Assistant
Srikar Kalvakolanu
Research Analyst
Julia Kauffman
VP of Human Resources
Shon Marie Keesling
Executive Assistant
Blake Koriath
VP of Finance
Ryan Larcom
Director of Operations
Scott McCorkle
Executive in Residence
Kolby McElvain
Senior Designer
Elliott Parker
Managing Director of Corporate Innovation
Amanda Poole
Recruiting Specialist
Charlene Tay
Data Scientist
Eric Tobias
Mark Williams
Gordon Ritter
Emergence Capital, High Alpha Studio Board Member
Jim Lim
Greenspring Associates, High Alpha Capital Advisory Board Member
Tim Kopp
Hyde Park Venture Partners, High Alpha Studio Advisor

Our Approach

Our process for building companies revolves around three distinct characteristics.

Dream Big

We constantly challenge ourselves to push boundaries, defy conventional wisdom, and take smart risks by pursuing big opportunities hiding in plain sight.

Move Fast

We push ourselves and portfolio companies to build processes and systems that compress time, speed, and decision-making to produce results faster.

Expect More

We demand the best from ourselves, our team, and our partners. We create the context for success by providing the appropriate resources, infrastructure, training, and mentorship required to win.

Life at High Alpha

Our Culture

At High Alpha, we’re a driven, innovative, and extremely collaborative team. We’re hyper-focused on our broader portfolio community and culture, trying to give them leverage as they scale. As part of a High Alpha company, you’re part of a larger community and have access to many exclusive portfolio-wide programs and events.

  • Blue Angels

    A unique professional development program for women at High Alpha companies.
  • Alloy

    An exclusive annual portfolio showcase tailored to an executive audience.
  • Flight School

    Opportunities to grow and network with other marketing, product, sales, and customer success teams across our portfolio.