Mason is a Senior Associate at LiveOak Venture Partners.
Mason joined LiveOak in the beginning of 2018 while completing his MBA at the McCombs School of Business (University of Texas), where he graduated with honors in May of 2018. Throughout his MBA, Mason began a weekly newsletter chronicling key developments in Austin’s startup environment, which has grown virally to thousands of subscribers. Prior to business school, Mason was in the Technology and Life Sciences division of Comerica Bank, where he managed a diverse portfolio of early stage companies and underwrote over $350M in capital commitments. Prior to Comerica, Mason led business development for US Capital Partners, where he focused on M&A and financial advisory for the lower middle market. Mason began his career as an analyst with mezzanine debt and equity fund, Breakwater Investment Management. Mason has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business and Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.