Meet the Team
Our team is currently made up of 16 neurodiverse individuals. Ventures ATL is designed to address an important issue–the fact that many of these adults are suitably skilled to hold jobs for which there may be an apparent shortage of qualified and interested workers. While these adults may face a number of challenges in the job market, they have a relatively strong ability to perform the essential functions of the jobs provided by Ventures ATL.
Byron Gatewood, Managing Director
Byron enlisted in the National Guard to help after high school. He then studied physics and history at Louisiana State University, and upon graduation earned a commission in the US Army. Byron married his high school sweetheart, Ashley, and the two of them built a family, one duty station at a time both domestically and abroad. Byron went on to earn a Master’s Degree in International Relations from the University of Oklahoma. After a lengthy tour in Europe, Byron transitioned from active duty to the Army Reserve before earning his MBA from Cornell’s Johnson Graduate School of Management. Prior to joining Ventures ATL, Byron worked in investment banking at SunTrust (now “Truist”) focusing on Mergers & Acquisitions. Byron brings a high level of technical, operational, and leadership experience to the Ventures ATL team. He has three children, including a son on the autism spectrum, and lives with his family in Metro-Atlanta.
Jordan Greer, Operations Manager
Jordan, a native of Memphis, TN, graduated from Auburn University with a B.A. in Public Relations and a minor in Business. After graduation, she moved to the metro-Atlanta area, where she has extended family and friends who helped her plant roots in a new city. Prior to joining the Ventures ATL team, she worked in IT staffing helping to align the business needs of companies with the talents of prospective employees. At Ventures ATL, Jordan plays a key role in directing and coordinating the successful completion of client engagements by our talented employees. Jordan brings a lot of energy, new ideas, and leadership skills to the team at Ventures ATL.