Green Drake Advisors, LLC

Paul Sloate is an experienced Entrepreneur and Advisor with a deep understanding of Strategy and Finance. Paul has advised management teams from small start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, enabling companies to achieve growth targets and to understand the resources necessary to support their strategic growth objectives.

With real world experience from investments in over 2,000 companies over the past 30 years, Paul possesses a unique perspective on the reality of strategy, markets, technology, positioning, and competition. This enables companies to focus on their competitive advantages in order to drive growth and financial results.

In addition, Paul brings a deep understanding of economics. Mr. Sloate lectures frequently on US and Global Economics and Financial Markets for CEO Groups, Associations, and prominent organizations. Furthermore, Paul speaks on Global Strategic Economics to various government organizations such as the U.S. Army War College.  This global perspective provides companies and organizations intelligence on the constantly changing external environment.  This combined intelligence flows naturally into decision making processes on resource allocation, overall growth targets, and financing strategies.  Mr. Sloate currently is a member of the Advisory Board for Whetstone Technologies and is involved in advising numerous private companies.

Prior to 2004, Mr. Sloate held senior level positions with firms such as Wellington Management and BlackRock Financial Management as well as serving as a co-founder of a successful financial services start-up.

Paul attended Cornell University where he earned an AB, Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa in History and Economics. He also earned an MBA with Distinction from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  Paul has served as a judge for the annual Wharton Business School start-up competition, advised many early stage companies, and helped companies to find appropriate financing to underpin their growth.  In his free time, Mr. Sloate is involved in an effort to open technical vocational education schools, focused on manufacturing, in Philadelphia and the surrounding areas.

Geographical Experience

  • United States
  • North America
  • Europe

Board Experience

  • A variety of technology, real estate, and financial firms
  • Board of Whetstone Technologies
  • A start-up company in IOT Voice Technology and winner of the MIT Accelerator competition
  • EducationWorks,  served on the Executive Committee of the Board as well as the Search Committee for a new Executive Director – 2014 – 2016
  • President, Wayne, PA Rotary International Club – 2011 – 2012