Byron Roth is the Executive Chairman at ROTH MKM. Under his management, the firm has helped raise over $100 billion for small-cap companies and advised on numerous merger and acquisition transactions. Through his ownership in Waco Limited LLC, an affiliate of Roth Capital Partners, he co-founded three private investment firms: Rx3 Ventures LP, an influencer fund co-founded with Aaron Rodgers focused on consumer growth investments, RIVI Capital LLC, concentrated in the mining sector, and Aceras Life Sciences LLC, an in-house incubator focused on funding the development of novel medical innovations. He serves on the Board of Managers for the management companies of RX3 and RIVI. In addition, he co-founded two long-only asset management firms: Cortina Asset Management, acquired by Silvercrest Asset Management (NASDAQ: SAMG), and EAM Investors LLC.
Mr. Roth is a member of the Advisory Council and the Executive Committee and is the Chairman of the Nominating Committee for the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business. Moreover, he is a founding member of the University of San Diego Executive Cabinet for the Athletic Department and a former member of the Board of Trustees, where he served on the Investment Committee for the university's endowment and athletic department for nine years.
Mr. Roth serves as Chair of the Pacific Region Board of Trustees and is on the Board of Governors for the Boys and Girls Club of America. Additionally, he sits on the Board of Directors for the Lott IMPACT Foundation, whose Lott IMPACT Trophy is presented annually to the college football defensive IMPACT player of the year for their contribution on and off the field. He was the 2021 annual honoree for the Elephant Cooperation, received the 2018 Athletes First Classic Golden Heart Award benefiting the Orangewood Foundation, and was the honoree at the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) 2015 Celebration of Heroes, Heart, and Hope Gala.
Mr. Roth earned his B.B.A. from the University of San Diego and his M.B.A. from the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business.
B.B.A. from the University of San Diego; M.B.A. from Cornell SC Johnson College of Business