McPherson joined Mainsail in 2016. He is responsible for originating, executing, and supporting new software investments. He works closely with a number of Mainsail portfolio companies.
Prior to joining the team, McPherson worked for Andreessen Horowitz where he helped portfolio companies establish partnerships with Fortune 500 companies. Before that, McPherson spent time at a startup, LeadGenius. McPherson began his career an Investment Banking Analyst at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey in Atlanta, advising on transactions in the media, technology, and healthcare verticals.
McPherson graduated from Emory University, where he earned a B.A. in Economics and was the Captain of the basketball team.
Outside of Mainsail…
On the weekends, McPherson enjoys playing basketball and outdoor chess. You can also catch him atop a roof in San Francisco, playing his violin. He’s a die-hard St. Louis Cardinals fan, but is happy the Cubs finally won one.
From: St. Louis
Lives in: San Francisco, CA
Roots for: St. Louis Cardinals