David Parento

President & Chief Financial Officer at StraighterLine, Inc.

David Parento

David Parento

President & Chief Financial Officer at StraighterLine, Inc.

Biography

David W. Parento founded StraighterLine, Inc. Currently, Mr. Parento is President & Chief Financial Officer at this company and Director & Manager at BV SL Holdings LP. In his past career he held the position of Associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP and Senior Associate at Chrysalis Ventures, Inc. He received an undergraduate degree from Yale University, a graduate degree from Vermont Law School and a graduate degree from Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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StraighterLine, Inc.

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Number of Awards

1

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Partner at Chrysalis Ventures LLC

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Founder at Arcady Bay Partners LLC

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Co-Founder at FirstMark Capital LLC

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Director at StraighterLine, Inc.

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Founder at StraighterLine, Inc.

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Chief Operating Officer at StraighterLine, Inc.

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Investor at ownerIQ, Inc.

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Former Executive Director, Instructional Technology Development Center at Lamar University

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Senior Director-Academics at StraighterLine, Inc.

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Lead Designer at StraighterLine, Inc.

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David Parento
President & Chief Financial Officer at StraighterLine, Inc.
Education
MSc in Management

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has built an international reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year MBA Program, designed to educate business leaders One-year Stanford Sloan Master’s Program for mid-career executives PhD Program for future academics Executive Education programs for experienced managers Faculty research program Academic programs, including the two-year MBA, the 12-month Sloan Master's Program, and the PhD program, create a transformational student experience that reflects the tagline: Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. Today the state-of-the-art Knight Management Center complex enables Stanford's innovative, globalized MBA curriculum, offering flexible classroom spaces for hands-on experiential learning small-group leadership labs, and team-based learning. It engages faculty and students across Stanford University, as well as alumni, global executives, and the broader world community.

JD

Vermont Law School is a private, American Bar Association-accredited law school located in South Royalton, Vermont. Vermont Law School was established in 1972 .

BA

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.

Career History
President & Chief Financial Officer
Current

StraighterLine, Inc. provides online general education courses to postsecondary students. It offers online higher education courses that are equivalent to general courses required for a bachelor's degree. The company was founded by Burck Smith in 2009 and is headquartered in Baltimore, MD.

Senior Associate
2006 - 2009

Chrysalis Ventures is a venture capital firm invests in companies located in the US with an EBITDA sizes ranging from $1-$10 million and revenues size at least $1 million. The firm targets companies operating in the fields of healthcare and technology. The firm provides financing for early & expansion stage capital requirements, rarely invests at seed stage capital requirements.

Attorney
Prior

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP offers legal solutions to areas such as capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, credit, insolvency, and restructuring, investment management, tax, and litigation. Based in New York, the company was founded by Francis N. Bangs in 1849.

Boards & Committees
Director
Prior

Regent Education, Inc. provides administrative software solutions for higher education. The firm offers solutions that help automate financial aid verification, packaging, and disbursement. It also supports multiple enrollment models including transfers from one model to another. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Frederick, MD.

Member, Board of Directors
2008 - Prior

Florida Venture Forum, Inc. is a non-profit organization, which provides educational and networking opportunities for Florida-based entrepreneurs and private companies. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Tampa, FL.

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StraighterLine, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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StraighterLine, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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StraighterLine, Inc. provides online general education courses to postsecondary students. It offers online higher education courses that are equivalent to general courses required for a bachelor's degree. The company was founded by Burck Smith in 2009 and is headquartered in Baltimore, MD.

Awards & Honors
Sloan Fellow at Stanford Graduate School of Business
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