Adam Bates joined SuRo as an Investor in April 2020. Prior to joining, Adam worked in New Product Business Operations at HomeLight, a VC-backed proptech company, where he focused on go-to-market strategy and operations for HomeLight’s Cash Close product suite.
Prior to HomeLight, Adam was the Director of International Strategy for Topgolf Entertainment Group, where he led all investments and strategic operations for Topgolf’s international business units. He also focused on investment analysis and roll-out strategy in the U.S. prior to his time on the international team.
Adam began his career in investment banking at Houlihan Lokey, where he focused on M&A advisory and capital markets financing within the Oilfield Services & Equipment Coverage Group.
Adam graduated from Emory University with a B.B.A in Finance.