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Member Spotlight:  Alex Day

Member Spotlight: Alex Day

Aug 16 2019

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT:

ALEX DAY

Founder,

Sheltowee Business Network

 

INTERESTED IN

I am passionate about my faith, science and technology, entrepreneurism, and the outdoors.  I enjoy helping entrepreneurs build their businesses and helping them avoid many of the mistakes I have made.

 

STRENGTHS

Gallup Strength Finder strengths are: Ideation, Learner, Strategic, Input, Intellection

Other strengths: Fund raising for startups, strategy, technical due diligence, creative deal structure

 

WHAT DO YOU DO FOR FUN?

I enjoy travelling with my wife and friends, fishing, and spending time in the mountains. 

 

RELATED ORGANIZATIONS

Keiretsu Forum Midwest

The Unbridled Charitable Foundation

 

LIFE PHILOSOPHY

Love the Lord your God with all your heart, and love your neighbor as yourself.

 

MOST PROUD OF

Founded Kentucky BioProcessing and recruited the scientific team that developed a vaccine for Ebola that is effective post exposure and is expressed in tobacco leaves.  This vaccine was used under an emergency allowance by the FDA to save the lives of American healthcare workers who were exposed to the virus.

Have grown to be comfortable with (and to like) who I am (both my strengths and weaknesses).

Have maintained and nurtured the most important relationships in my life.

 

TAGS

Venture Capital, Fund Raising, Investing, Life Sciences, Biotech, Alternative Energy, Angel Investing

 

ONE THING ABOUT ME

I studied Russian at the Leningrad Polytechnic Institute in 1989 and met the composer Leonard Bernstein while there.