General Partner, Eagle Venture Fund
Wes Lyons is a partner, analyst and investment committee member for two private equity funds. He also plays significant roles at Hopkins Investment Management as a Due Diligence Analyst, Financial Planner, Investment Committee Member, and Trader.
Wes was born and raised in Virginia and studied engineering at the Naval Academy, where he earned academic honors and won multiple rowing championships. After graduating in 2007, Wes married his lovely wife and classmate, Christi. He earned his aviation wings and qualified as a Naval Flight Officer before leading a P-3 Orion crew on assignments around the globe. Wes was also given the privilege of serving as the Executive Assistant to the Director of the Joint Integrated Air and Missile Defense Organization at the Pentagon. During his service, Wes passed the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) exam, and in 2015, he left the active military to join Hopkins Investment Management.
Wes loves to spend his free time with his wife Christi and their three sons. He also enjoys running, reading, and volunteering with his church and The Navigators discipleship ministry at the Naval Academy. Wes also continues to serve the Naval Reserve.