Michelle T. Eidson
Michelle Eidson joined Platte River Equity as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development in 2011.
Prior to joining Platte River Equity, Ms. Eidson was the Director of Corporate Development for EchoStar Corporation. Ms. Eidson’s responsibilities at EchoStar included sourcing and evaluating strategic partnerships, investments and acquisitions to enhance EchoStar’s set top box platform. Ms. Eidson helped establish EchoStar’s strategic investment practice and was responsible for marketing and developing relationships with M&A intermediaries.
Previously, Ms. Eidson was an Associate with Holden Capital, a Denver-based venture capital firm focused on early stage technology investments. Ms. Eidson was also an investment banking Associate with JPMorgan Chase & Co. She began her career in Cairo, Egypt, as a consultant on a USAID-backed project for the Government of Egypt.
Ms. Eidson earned a joint MBA and Master of Arts in International Relations from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and a B.A. in International Studies with a minor in Economics from Colby College.
Michelle and her husband live in Denver and have two kids.