Our Team

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Grant Rogers – CEO; Service-disabled veteran and former Army Intelligence Professional with 13 years experience in the military/prime contractors domestically and overseas. Specific experience in intelligence support for operations, battle staff and operational-level planning, joint and multilateral training exercises, and strategic engagement policy across Areas of Operational Responsibility (AOR) and Areas of Interest (AOI).  AF-OSI, BAE Systems, General Dynamics IT

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Brent Upshaw – CMO; Venture Capitalist and Business Intelligence Analyst with over 8 years of experience as a subject matter expert providing solutions to federal, state and local governments and private-sector clients.  Over 10 years of experience developing technology, solutions, curriculum and economic & product development incubators/accelerators supporting disruptive innovation.  7 Federal Agencies, 40+ Government Agencies, Over 15 Fortune 100-500 clients served.  Principal BoBu Holdings, Principal Bulldog Asset Management Group

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Blake Ogilvie – COO; Serial entrepreneur and investor with 18 years of transactional experience in heavily regulated industries (real estate; private equity; and technology).  EDA, Higher Ed & USAF contract experience. Principal BoBu Holdings, Principal Bulldog Asset Management Group

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Patrick Mills – CIO; Duke-trained, venture capital and intellectual property attorney with 11 years of experience in as an attorney, entrepreneur, and advocate for entrepreneurs.  NSF, NIH, USAF contract experience.

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Reid Bowen – Client Services Lead; Louisiana Tech Graduate with a background in Finance and Biological Sciences. Eight years of management experience and heavy regulated financial transactions. Four years of financial analyst experience with both the public and private sector. Two years of business analyst experience. Aspiring investor and serial entrepreneur.

Bridging the Gap Between Government and Private Sector Innovation Ecosystems