Alese Stroud

Alese Stroud is a serial entrepreneur and is the co-founder and CEO of Merger Match, a financial services technology company that maximizes the efficiency and effectiveness of M&A for companies.

She has managed post-merger technical transitions for some of the world’s largest banks In addition, she has headed several companies providing her with first-hand experience with the challenges that a startup founder faces.

Alese brings over thirty years of expertise in banking software systems to bear for the benefit of Venture Center startup founders. She has deep technical expertise in mainframe programming as well. 

As an active member in a variety of community programs like Vistage and Rotary, Alese is a great asset to the Venture Center Mentorship Network.