Paul Simpson

Paul Simpson

Co-Founder & Head of Venture Capital

Paul has a strong track record of taking companies from incubation to maturation. He has founded and grown three companies to combined annual revenues of more than $25 million and 160 employees.

In 2016, Paul shifted his focus to business acquisitions, including acquiring and selling a California-based digital marketing company focused on insurance to a Seattle firm with a 475 percent return on investment.

Paul has held a variety of roles including Chief Executive Officer, Managing Partner and Chief Marketing Officer. He’s worked with high-tech companies like and Zoom Health Insurance. He attributes his success to a total devotion to strategic execution, original entrepreneurial thinking and intense customer focus. He prides himself on being innovative and pragmatic with a focus on motivating teams to achieve fast, measurable results.

Outside of work, he and his wife, Ashley, have two daughters, Poppy and Margo, who enjoy exploring their Southeast Alaska rainforest home and combing the beaches for treasures.

Garrett Schoenberger

Garrett Schoenberger

Co-Founder & Head of Real Estate

Garrett’s background is in real estate, with more than $200 million in transaction volume over his career.

Garrett has experience with lease and sale transactions, as well as real estate acquisitions with a private equity group.

He worked as an industrial broker with Grubb & Ellis, based in Phoenix, Arizona, completing more than $39 million in lease and sale transactions ranging from 1,000 to 250,000 square feet, and providing transaction services for more than 50 clients.  

He served as the Director of Acquisitions for Curtis Capital Group based in Bellevue, Washington, where over five years he was directly involved in the acquisition of 12 multi-family properties across five states, totaling more than $161 million. His responsibilities included sourcing, underwriting, negotiating and executing business plans with an average annualized return on investments of 29 percent.

He earned a business degree from Arizona State University and was a proud member of the Sun Devil baseball program.

When not at work, Garrett is enjoying being back in his home state with his wife and new baby daughter, enjoying the abundant outdoor opportunities.