Thomas Shikoh is a rising senior at Case Western Reserve University pursuing a BA in computer science and a minor in Japanese. Thomas is a Chattanooga native and takes pride in Chattanooga’s unique character and charm. With aspirations of one day starting his own business, Thomas hopes to expand his understanding of entrepreneurship and venture capital through his work at Solas.
Aditya Bhatt is a rising sophomore at Vanderbilt University studying Neuroscience and Economics and is deeply interested in the intersection between healthcare and business, and wants to get more involved in the healthcare Venture Capital and startup space. He’s looking forward to working with healthcare and investment professionals and is excited for the opportunity to spend the summer at Solas.
Ellie Parker is a Summer Analyst with SolasBio Ventures. Ellie is a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison pursuing a double major in Finance and Computer Science. She has found motivation to learn more as she believes her time at Solas is truly making a difference and helping others. She has enjoyed meeting the pioneers of the biotech and medtech industries while listening to their unique stories. Ellie plans on using this experience to further expand her personal toolbox in venture capital or a related field.
Matthew Ulm is a rising third year quantitative economics major with a minor in french at Auburn University. He is a member of the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity on campus. Matthew is very interested in the world of Venture Capital and is thrilled to be able to learn and assist during his time at Solas Bio.
Sage Rieth graduated with a BA in Business and a concentration in Finance earning Cum Laude honors from Furman University while excelling as a student-athlete for the Furman Varsity Men’s Lacrosse team. Sage has a strong passion for financial analysis and is pursuing his Masters of Accounting through the Financial Transaction Services Track with a focus in private equity at Wake Forest University. Since joining Solas, Sage has assisted in due diligence work for potential portfolio companies as well as completing financial analysis for current companies.
Rachel Wier will be graduating from the University of Tennessee in December ('21) with a BS in Biomedical Engineering. She enjoys problem solving, especially in the medical realm, and dreams of becoming an entrepreneur and inventor with a focus on Pancreatic Cancer. Rachel's passion for researching pancreatic cancer is fueled by her mother, who lost her life to the disease in 2019. She believes her creativity and artistic ability give her a unique skillset that will be beneficial in the world of biomedical innovation. At Solas, Rachel assists with the due diligence process by conducting research and medical device analyses.
Maddie Myott is a third year biomedical engineering major at the University of Virginia where she is a part of SWE and the Trigon Engineering Society. Maddie has an interest in medical devices and therapeutics. This is her second summer as a Solas intern where she conducts research to support the due diligence process.