Venture Partner and CFO
Rodd serves as a General Partner and CFO of SaaS Ventures and is a Co-Founder of Pennington Partners, a dynamic family office based in Bethesda, Maryland. Rodd also serves as CFO of NGP Energy Technology Partners (NGP ETP), a $500mm private equity fund and a consultant to FJ Labs, a venture capital firm based in New York. Prior to joining NGP ETP, Rodd served for 11 years as the Chief Financial Officer of Perseus, L.L.C. At Perseus, Rodd was a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Rodd’s previous experience includes serving as Head of Business Development for the Bethesda buyout team of American Capital Strategies, a publicly-traded alternative asset manager. Earlier in his career, Rodd served as CFO of a family business that was ultimately sold to a public company. Rodd also held positions at Legg Mason and Arthur Andersen and is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Rodd holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a BS in Mathematics from the College of William and Mary.