Chad C. Hellmann, MBA


Prior to joining Arcus Ventures as CFO, Chad was a Managing Partner at Rosebank Capital Partners (RCP) where he co-created the investment strategy for the long/short fund that incorporates a liquid private equity approach focusing on micro & small cap public companies in the biotech and cleantech sectors.  Chad was previously CFO from 2004-2010 at Cat Trail Management, a single-family office and partner in Cat Trail Capital (CTC), a private equity fund focused on technology, biotech and cleantech companies both in the private and public markets.  He led the firm’s private equity fund investing in both debt and equity instruments.   Prior to CTC Chad founded Bison Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund to invest in media and technology companies, in 1999.

Chad has extensive experience in venture capital & private equity transaction structuring including leading syndicated rounds, collaborating with portfolio companies in financial & operational restructurings and incorporating a macro-economic understanding to portfolio company management.  Additionally, over the past eight years, he has served on several boards including: ET Water, NuVision and Vertebron; currently, he holds a seat on the board of Yachtstore.  Chad holds a BS from Bucknell University and an MBA from Providence College.