Wade is the founder and managing director of Boldmore Growth Partners where he manages an investment fund and oversees a portfolio of early-stage to middle-market companies. Boldmore also offers solutions, resources, and advisory services to entrepreneurs, business owners, and private equity investors.
Wade has been a featured speaker at top business schools as well as investment banking, venture capital, private equity, technology, and entrepreneurship conferences worldwide.
Wade has founded or co-founded, invested in, and been a director of over 25 companies and has completed 55 financing and M&A transactions. He has had the role of CEO in 5 of those ventures, including firms that grew into a global IT services company and an Inc. 5000 tech-enabled services company.
Wade has also been the chairman of a seed capital firm, venture partner for two venture capital firms, partner in an investment bank, and board member of an $850 million investment firm.
Wade’s work experience includes the Boston Consulting Group and Mobil Corporation. He also served as an Airborne Ranger in the US Army where he was a decorated veteran of the Gulf War.
Wade has a BS from North Dakota State University, an MS from Texas A&M University, and an MBA from Harvard University where he graduated as a Baker Scholar (top 5% of his class). He also helped develop an executive education course for Harvard Business School and is a Harvard case study author. Wade is also a published author with articles in Inc. Magazine, Forbes, Huffington Post, and Apple News.
Wade and his wife Andreanna live in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and have five children.