Prior to joining Rise Run Capital, Luke interned with several finance firms in Dallas, including Capital Southwest, a middle market alternative lender and Valesco Industries, a middle market private equity firm.
While at Capital Southwest, Luke analyzed hundreds of debt and equity investment opportunities, gathered reporting packages from portfolio companies, and maintained compliance models. After his time at Capital Southwest, Luke joined Valesco industries as a Spring Analyst where he was involved in several aspects of the private equity investment cycle.
Luke earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Economics from the University of Texas at Dallas in Spring of 2020. Throughout his undergrad career, Luke completed 5 other internships and started his own lawn care business. Luke was a member of the Professional Program in Finance and the Vice President of The Financial Leadership Association.
In his free time, Luke enjoys running, cooking, watching movies, and cheering on the Miami Dolphins. He lives in Plano with his two roommates from college and their dog Piccolo.