Edward E. Olkkola

Managing Director at Teakwood Management LLC

Edward E. Olkkola

Edward E. Olkkola

Managing Director at Teakwood Management LLC

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Hyliion, Inc.

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1077

Number of Boards

14

Birthday

1960

Age

61

Number of Awards

1

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Former Venture Partner at AVP Management Services, Inc.

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Co-Founder at STARTech Early Ventures LLC

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Founder at STARTech Early Ventures LLC

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Co-Founder & Managing Director at Stearnhill Partners

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Former Chief Executive Officer at TRAQR Technologies

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Venture Partner at Austin Ventures LP

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Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer at Cadence Bancorporation

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Managing General Partner at Balquita Partners Ltd.

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Co-Founder at LiveOak Equity Partners LP

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Executive Partner at Teakwood Management LLC

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Edward E. Olkkola
Managing Director at Teakwood Management LLC
Education
Undergraduate Degree
Class of 1982

UMass Amherst, the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system, sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, 90 miles from Boston and 175 miles from New York City. The campus provides a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers.

Compaq Executive Leadership Program

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

MBA

The Northeastern University D'Amore-McKim School of Business was founded in 1922 and the Graduate School of Business Administration in 1952. The D'Amore-McKim School of Business is accredited by AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The Co-op M.B.A. program matriculates a class of about 80 students each fall and spring. A typical entering class includes students from fifteen or more countries other than the United States. Career goals can be equally diverse. About 90 percent have work experience, and 65 percent have earned their undergraduate degrees in areas other than business.

Career History
Managing Director
2009 - Current

Teakwood Management LLC invests in technology companies located in the US, primarily in Texas, Arizona, Arkansas, New Mexico, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Missouri and Colorado with revenues under $25 million. The firm targets companies operating in the fields of technology-enabled products & services and software. It provides financing for growth, buyouts, recapitalization and corporate divestiture transactions with a minimum investment size of $2 million. It also acts as a lead investor.

Tenure Unconfirmed
Senior Vice President-New Products & Business Development
2007 - 2009

A. H. Belo Corporation (NYSE: AHC), headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a distinguished newspaper publishing and local news and information company that owns and operates four daily newspapers and a diverse group of websites. A. H. Belo publishes The Dallas Morning News, Texas' leading newspaper and winner of nine Pulitzer Prizes; The Providence Journal, the oldest continuously-published daily newspaper in the U.S. and winner of four Pulitzer Prizes; The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA), serving the Inland Southern California region and winner of one Pulitzer Prize; and the Denton Record-Chronicle. The Company publishes various niche publications targeting specific audiences, and its partnerships and/or investments include the Yahoo! Newspaper Consortium and Classified Ventures, owner of cars.com. A. H. Belo also owns and operates commercial printing , distribution and direct mail service businesses . A. H. Belo's combined newspaper and related online businesses reach a large number of people in markets with attractive long-term demographics. From its beginnings as a Texas newspaper company in 1842 through present, A. H. Belo has attributed its success to its unique understanding of, and commitment to, the audiences it serves. A. H. Belo's close community ties, strong journalistic reputation, and intense regional focus have been nurtured and expanded over time, resulting in powerful media brands and business opportunities that are not easily duplicated by competitors. A. H. Belo's focused strategy for extending its news and information platform to emerging media and audiences enables the Company to remain flexible as audiences change, and deliver news and information in new ways to match new tastes, interests and habits. Web sites associated with A. H. Belo's newspapers exemplify this strategy. A. H. Belo's Web sites build on the Company's well-established local and regional brands to generate new customer relationships

Boards & Committees
Director
Current

STARTech Ventures invests in seed and early-stage technology-based companies in the information technology, communications, smart energy systems, technology-enabled healthcare, nanotech processes and materials sectors. They focus on companies in the Southwestern US and particularly in the Telecom Corridor in Texas. The firm has established relationships with Texas-based research institutes and university systems to translate technology commercialization initiatives into strong IP-based deal flow. STARTech Ventures' investment criterion focuses on early identification of capital efficient, technology-based, innovative and disruptive opportunities. They are often the first institutional investor and they have a strong track record of building investor syndicates for start-up and early stage companies.

Director
Current

Genesis Campus invests in early-stage companies in the wireless, broadband and network transactional infrastructure sectors, which also includes semiconductors, components and software. The firm invests in companies that have the potential to be leaders in large growth markets, with technologies that enable significant market trends to occur. They are typically the first institutional investor in their portfolio companies. Investments range from $100,000 seed investments to as much as $4 million in follow-on capital. Their strategy is to follow their top-performing companies with additional capital throughout their life cycle.

Director
2005 - 2007

Entorian Technologies, Inc. is a vertical provider of rugged, mission-critical enterprise and government computing solutions. Through its subsidiary, Augmentix, company leverages core electronics, software, sales and customer service from mainstream OEM products. This enables Entorian to focus strictly on the research, development and innovations that allow end users to address their mission critical needs. The company includes two divisions: Memory Solutions and Rugged Technology Solutions. Entorian Technologies was founded on May 9, 2003 and is headquartered in Austin, TX.

Director
Current

InReach LLC provides online education programs. It offers engineering, financial, healthcare, and legal education programs. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Austin, TX.

Political Donations
$500
2008
$300
2008

Former Governor of Arkansas

$500
2004

Former President of United States

Transactions
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Teakwood Capital II LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Awards & Honors
International Franchise Association - Entrepreneur of the Year Award
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