Lucas (“Luke”) Timberlake is a Partner with Fintech Ventures Fund, an Atlanta-based venture capital firm investing in early stage investments in lending, payments, and insuretech companies. Luke is an active member of the fintech ecosystem, serving as a board director to several early stage fintech startups, and as a mentor with a variety of fintech-focused startup accelerators and incubators across the United States. Prior to joining Fintech Ventures, Luke was part of the investment team with a private equity fund that focused on middle market financial services companies and infrastructure assets. He began his career in Investment Banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and received a B.A. from Columbia University.