As Head of Legal, Tyler overseas the legal affairs of Flourish, including those related to investment structuring and execution, fund formation, compliance, portfolio company management and governance.
Tyler enjoys engaging with the brilliant founders partnering with Flourish as they navigate a complex and evolving regulatory landscape and he understands the challenges of building a business that balances scale with legal compliance. In this capacity, he draws from a wide network of legal experts to connect founders and companies with the right legal resources to inform practical go-to-market strategy.
A former corporate attorney at Gunderson Dettmer and counsel to Greenoaks Capital, Tyler has extensive experience representing both leading VCs and startups. Tyler began his career at multinational law firm DLA Piper where he first developed a truly international corporate practice with a focus on cross-border M&A, experience that he applies to Flourish’s global portfolio.
Tyler has a Bachelor’s degree from the College of William & Mary and a law degree from the George Washington (GW) University, where he graduated summa cum laude. Tyler’s passion for working with social entrepreneurs to solve important problems was sparked during his time in GW’s Small Business and Community Economic Development Clinic.