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Meet the Team

The 1809 Partner team consists of seasoned institutional venture investors with significant executive and startup experience.


Kevin Mendelsohn

Mark Richey

John Gardner

Kim Walker

Senior Advisors

Jim Ryan

Kevin Randall

Investment Committee

Greg Barnes

Aaron Ryan

Prashant Gangwal

Kim Walker


Mike Fitzgerald

Michael Harper

Trish Lukasik

David Schwab

Venture Analysts

Max Porrino

Student Interns

1809 Capital supports the Miami University Academic Mission by employing student interns. 

Stay tuned for more information if you're a Miami student that wants to intern for 1809 Capital, like the students below.

About Me

Kyle McCorvey

Analyst at Deloitte
Miami University '22

About Me

Katie Buecker

Graphic Designer at Envoy
Miami University '22

About Me

Sarah Seatter

Customer Success Manager at Paperless Parts
Miami University '21

About Me

Jake McCorkle

Financial Services Consultant at EY
Miami University '21

Max Porrino
Venture Analyst at 1809 Capital
Miami University '22

Chris Daw

Miami University '23

Nik Yang

Miami University '23

Stella Fiscus


Miami University '24

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