Mr. Durgin is a founding general partner of Verge Fund and also serves as a Partner in Phoenix-based Valley Ventures third venture capital fund. He was a founder and president of Quatro Corporation, New Mexico's first technology commercialization company and he founded Quatro Ventures LLC which is an Ã¯Â¿Â½angelinvestment company he spun out of Quatro in 1995.Durgin has helped start up, finance and manage more than 20 New Mexico high tech companies of which several have been sold or taken public. He has held virtually every executive position in these companies including Chairman of the Board, Director, CEO / President, CFO and Vice President. Also during the last 10 years, Mr. Durgin evaluated more than 500 business opportunities in New Mexico and provided literally hundreds of hours of pro bono assistance to entrepreneurs, start-up companies, and state and local economic development initiatives. He has served as a member of the New Mexico Governor's Technical Excellence Committee, been a Founder, Officer and Director of Next Generation Economy Corporation and has served as an Advisor and Sponsor of the Technology Ventures Corporation's New Mexico Equity Capital Symposium.Durgin has 45 years experience as an electrical engineer, technical project manager, technical business developer, business executive, entrepreneur and investor. He designed, developed and manufactured advanced electronic systems for nuclear and conventional weapons at Sandia National Laboratories and was nationally recognized as an expert on mitigating the effects of nuclear environments on aircraft and missile systems. During the Cold War, he successfully built large, profitable system analysis, design and development businesses at BDM International and Booz Allen & Hamilton. At BDM, he was a Vice President responsible for managing over 200 people and numerous multi-million dollar projects. Durgin was hired as a Partner at Booz Allen & Hamilton, where he started and grew the Defense and Energy Technology Division of which he became the Managing Senior Partner. He is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of New Mexico State University with a B.S.E.E. degree. He was selected as a Centennial Outstanding Alumnus by New Mexico State University (NMSU) and is an Outstanding Alumnus of the NMSU College of Engineering. He serves on the Board ofTruTouch Technologies and Vibrant.