Rob McColgan, Founding Partner, Modmarket

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Rob McColgan graduated Summa Cum Laude from The University of Notre Dame in 2002 with degrees in Finance and Film and then spent six years in New York with Goldman Sachs. There he worked as an equities trader on the New York Stock Exchange and in Private Wealth Management as a wealth advisor. 


In 2005, he received his Chartered Financial Analyst designation.  As a Vice President in Private Wealth Management, he worked with sophisticated institutions, individuals, and family offices to help them meet their investment goals. In addition, he oversaw and managed the trading responsibilities for one of the largest and most active wealth management teams in the firm.


Rob left Wall Street in 2008 to co-found Modmarket, a restaurant company focused on serving healthy fare in a fast casual setting.  Since opening its first location in Boulder, Colorado in late 2009, Modmarket has grown to four locations in Colorado with at three more opening in 2013.  The company aspires to be a nationally known brand and to change the expectation of what a $10 meal experience can be.  Rob lives with his wife, son, and two dogs in Golden, Colorado.