Senior Student Fellow
Cole is a Senior Student Fellow on the Impact Investing team engaged in leading investment due diligence for early stage companies seeking financing from the Sorenson Impact Foundation and University Venture Fund II. Cole is also engaged in researching innovative solutions addressing housing affordability as well as women and minority led VC firms. Along with his work at the Sorenson Impact Center, Cole continues his research with Ivory Innovations on innovative financial, construction and policy solutions addressing housing affordability. During Cole's collegiate career at the University of Utah he has consulted with social entrepreneurs in Kenya, Ghana, India and the United States to help them attract venture financing. Cole continues to deepen his interest in scalable, for-profit models that generate catalytic impact as well as financial returns for investors. Cole is a senior at the University of Utah pursuing an honors degree in Finance.