Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Trendlines Group
Steve Rhodes brings decades of business, finance, and banking experience to his position at Trendlines.
He serves as the Chairman of Trendlines Investments Israel, as Investment Committee Chairman of Trendlines Medical Singapore, as Chairman of the Trendlines Agrifood Fund and of the Agrifood Innovation Centre (AFIC) based in Singapore. Additionally, Steve is a director and chairman of a number of Trendlines’ portfolio companies.
He founded The Trendlines Group with Todd Dollinger in 2007 and shares the positions of Chairman and CEO of Trendlines with Todd. Under the strength of their long-term business partnership, Todd and Steve oversaw Trendlines’ IPO on the Singapore Stock Exchange; founded more than 90 companies; raised funds around the world for Trendlines and its portfolio companies; exited portfolio companies to multinational corporations; took portfolio companies public; and expanded the Group’s activities internationally, establishing Trendlines Medical Singapore to invest in early-stage Singapore-based medical companies.
Steve received his MBA from the University of Chicago and a B.A. from Harvard University. He is a CPA in the State of Illinois.