GLENFORD PATTERSON 2017-09-20T22:19:09+00:00


Mr. Patterson is an entrepreneur, a lecturer at The City College of New York (CCNY), and a venture advisor/mentor supporting start-ups effort throughout CCNY and New York City. Mr. Patterson works with innovation-driven startup entrepreneurs working to launch new ventures all the way through to mid-sized corporations trying to execute or scale their goals through entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, and innovation. Previously, Mr. Patterson was the co-founder and Managing Director at SilverSand Capital, an independent advisory firm to early stage and mid-sized stage startups. Prior to that Mr. Patterson worked in various sectors of the financial industry ranging from director of business development at a hedge fund to business banker in large banks. Mr. Patterson sits on the board of various social venture firms and non-profit organizations. Mr. Patterson received a BA in Management and Economics from Georgia State University, an MS in Management from New York University, and an MPA in Economic Policy Management from Columbia University.