Facet Wealth with Patrick McKenna

Patrick McKenna; Veteran On the Move

This week Joe is joined by Army Veteran, entrepreneur, and co-founder of Facet Wealth, Patrick McKenna. Patrick served as an officer in the Signal Corps and actively planned for his transition from Active Duty attending graduate school before entering the civilian workforce. He shares his entrepreneurial journey; starting in finance on Wall Street to working at a tech startup before launching his own businesses. Patrick discusses what entrepreneurs need to know before they get started and the unique soft skills that Veterans can leverage. He explains the inspiration behind and mission of Facet Wealth and how it is different from other financial planning services on the market. Learn more about Facet Wealth here.


About Our Guest 

Patrick McKenna is an experienced entrepreneur and angel investor, having generated more than $1B in exits over his career. Prior to Co-Founding Facet Wealth, he founded HighRidge Venture Partners to invest in companies based outside Silicon Valley, and he was a co-founder and an executive at technology companies including NexRep, Keniks, and LiveOps. Patrick is widely recognized as an expert in technology-enabled services and the future of work. Before entering the tech world, Patrick worked in M&A at Morgan Stanley and served four years as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army. In addition, he founded One America Works to encourage growing tech companies to open offices in cities across the United States and launched Catalyst Opportunity Funds to leverage the Invest in Opportunity Act to bring more investment to overlooked communities across America.

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