Joel Gheen
Vice President


Joel joined Cypress Growth Capital in 2014 and oversees the firm’s Denver office with responsibility for investing activity throughout Colorado. He works closely with Cypress portfolio companies on growth initiatives and follow-on capital strategy.

Prior to joining the Cypress team, Joel was a Managing Director at Core Capital Group, a boutique investment bank with a focus on raising early rounds of institutional capital for growth-stage companies. He worked closely with the top executives of many technology and business services companies to develop and execute viable financing strategies. Joel also worked for T. Rowe Price, a premier asset management firm, after starting his career in finance as a licensed security broker. As an entrepreneur, Joel founded a specialty commodity import/export business focused on sub-Saharan Africa. Joel holds his Series 7, 66, and 79 licenses, has an MBA from the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Colorado-Boulder.