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Trent Read

A Managing Director of Greener Equity, Trent has been a CFO of two private equity-backed companies that ranked on Inc. Magazine’s list of fastest growing companies in the country; which he helped guide from their infancy to full liquidity events. He began his career as an Analyst in investment banking with Deutsche Bank helping many consumer and business services companies with public and private equity and debt capital raises as well as mergers and acquisitions. He was then a Senior Financial Analyst for a $200 million business unit of Honeywell. He then returned to investment banking as an Associate and then Vice President at Wachovia Securities and Sagent Advisors respectively. He worked with media, digital media, telecommunications, software/SaaS, and internet infrastructure companies on transactions that varied from multi-billion dollar LBOs to small growth equity capital raises. He was the CFO of OrangeSoda, an online marketing business, which he led to a sale to Deluxe Corp. and then Goal Zero. Trent received his B.A. and M.B.A. from BYU where he was a Hawes Scholar.
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Should You Issue Stock Options to Your Employees?

Posted by Trent Read on Jul 7, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Issuing stock options to employees as a form of compensation is a great option for early-stage companies.  The following are a few benefits to issuing stock options:

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