Mitch has primary responsibility for Intersouth's technology portfolio. He joined Intersouth in 1989, shortly after its founding. Mitch has extensive full-cycle venture investment experience and has personally led more than 20 investments for Intersouth. Currently, he serves on the board of directors of five private Intersouth portfolio companies.
Prior to joining Intersouth, Mitch served as CFO for a high-growth computer hardware and software company. Previously, he worked as a manager in the high growth business practice at Deloitte.
Mitch is a former Director and Chairman of the Board of the Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED). He currently serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) and the entrepreneurially-focused NC Idea Foundation. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business. In 2015, Mitch was appointed by Governor McCrory to the North Carolina Board of Science, Technology and Innovation. In addition, he has served as a mentor to the Kauffman Foundation’s Kauffman Venture Fellows Program.
Mitch is a frequent speaker on the topic of venture capital and an adjunct professor at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at UNC where he teaches two courses on venture capital. He received an A.B. in management science from Duke University.