Ryan Pollock Promoted to Managing Director
Meritage Funds is pleased to announce that Ryan Pollock has been promoted to Managing Director of the firm. Mr. Pollock joined Meritage in 2004 and brings 14 years of operating and private investment experience to Meritage. Since joining the firm, Mr. Pollock has been instrumental in shaping the firm’s investment thesis, sourcing new investment opportunities and managing the firm’s investment portfolio. Mr. Pollock’s promotion is in recognition of the significant contribution he has made to the firm and to the high expectations the firm has for him in the future.
“Ryan has been with us seven years, and has proven to be very effective in working with our portfolio companies and very diligent in the sourcing arena.” stated Jack Tankersley, Co-Founder of Meritage Funds. Meritage Co-Founder David Solomon noted that “Meritage prides itself in bringing the combination of both proven operating skills and investment talent together to best serve our portfolio companies. Ryan’s experience here at Meritage, along with his prior experience as an early employee who helped start a major financial services firm, allows us to build on a tradition of investment professionals with a combination of both skill sets.”
Prior to joining Meritage in 2004, Mr. Pollock worked for Investec Asset Management, a $70 billion global investment management company based in London. Mr. Pollock holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Cape Town, a graduate degree in International Economics, Politics and Philosophy from Oxford University and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin, where he graduated as a Venture Fellow. He currently serves as a director of Miniweb Technologies and Perlego Systems, both Meritage portfolio companies. Mr. Pollock is a member of the board of directors of the Rocky Mountain Venture Capital Association, a venture advisor to the Founders Club in London, an executive coach to MBA students at The Daniels College of Business at Denver University, and the founder and Chairman of Starfish Greathearts Foundation USA.