Matthew Gaines


Vice President, Strategic Capital

Matthew Gaines, CFP®, CFA®, is Vice President of Strategic Capital at Paragon Biosciences. He is responsible for treasury management at Paragon as well as advising portfolio companies on optimizing their liquidity and returns on cash-equivalent assets.

Mr. Gaines 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 remains an active volunteer for large foundations and endowments, serving on their professional advisory and investment committees.

Mr. Gaines earned his Bachelor of Science in Personal Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certificant, a Chartered Financial Analyst® charterholder, and a member of the CFA Society of Chicago.