Justin is Controller for Sapphire Ventures, where he will support the Firm’s accounting, financial reporting, and valuation. Prior to joining Sapphire Ventures, Justin was the VP of Finance and Accounting at Ovation Partners, a private credit and specialty finance firm. While at Ovation, he oversaw the Firm’s financial reporting, external audits, valuation, budgeting, and fund administration. Justin began his career in the audit practice at KPMG US LLP. While at KPMG, Justin led audits of financial statements and internal controls for both publicly traded and privately held clients. His time was focused on the financial services, oil and gas, and technology industries. Justin graduated from Baylor University, where he earned his Bachelor of Business Administration and Masters in Accountancy. Justin lives in Austin, Texas, where he enjoys the live music scene, mountain biking, and running in his free time.