Our Team

Accelerating life science innovation requires a passionate team with deep industry expertise, diverse viewpoints, and creative approaches.

Accelerating life science innovation requires a passionate team with deep industry expertise, diverse viewpoints, and creative approaches.

Matthew Gaines VP, Strategic Capital

Matthew Gaines

VP, Strategic Capital

Matthew Gaines is vice president of strategic capital at Paragon Biosciences. He works in conjunction with Paragon’s portfolio management team to initially capitalize the companies, as well as alongside Paragon’s chief financial officer and general counsel on special projects within the office of the CEO.

Matthew Gaines

VP, Strategic Capital

Matthew Gaines is vice president of strategic capital at Paragon Biosciences. He works in conjunction with Paragon’s portfolio management team to initially capitalize the companies, as well as alongside Paragon’s chief financial officer and general counsel on special projects within the office of the CEO.

Matthew Gaines, CFP®, CFA®, is an experienced financial leader and trusted advisor. Prior to joining Paragon, he was the client services director at Altair Advisers where he was responsible for investment management, financial planning and client education services. He is an active volunteer for large foundations and endowments, serving on their professional advisory and investment committees. Mr. Gaines is a Certified Financial Planner™ certificant, a Chartered Financial Analyst® charterholder and a member of the CFA Society of Chicago. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Personal Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.