Troy joined Madrona in 1999 and serves as the firm’s chief operating officer and partner. In his role, Troy oversees the operations, finance, and administration of Madrona and the venture funds under Madrona’s management. He leads the teams working directly with Madrona companies on recruiting, HR, communications, business development, and marketing. For Madrona, Troy manages legal, HR, IR, tax, and audit, as well as the growing family of Madrona-related organizations such as Create33 and Madrona Venture Labs.
Journey to Madrona
Troy was formerly with Deloitte & Touche in Seattle, where he served six years as an associate and then tax manager. He also worked for three years as a manager at ITT Financial.
When he’s not in the office…
Troy serves on the advisory board for the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship at the Michael G. Foster School of Business, which promotes entrepreneurial learning and discovery to students — from undergraduates to Ph.D. candidates — across the University of Washington. In addition, Troy is a mentor to the startups of the Jones + Foster Accelerator program that the Buerk Center runs. Troy is also a Managing Director of the W Fund.
Troy received his bachelor’s in finance from the University of Utah. He earned his law degree from Seattle University School of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude and was an editor of the Seattle University Law Review.