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Trey D. Calver

River Point
444 West Lake Street
Suite 3200
Chicago, IL 60606


Trey is an entrepreneur and attorney who assists founders and their start-up companies with all aspects of funding, formation, and exit, including business structuring and governance, compliance, transactions, and contracts related to employment, financing, leasing, and other needs. He also advises venture capitalists and other investors on fundraising, due diligence, customer acquisition, and strategic partnerships.

Before joining Michael Best, Trey split his time between venture firm Motivate Venture Capital and a start-up-focused law firm. Previously, he was an associate at NCT Ventures, an early-stage VC firm. Trey has also served as a mentor for several start-up and accelerator organizations.

While he was in law school, Trey co-founded High School AD Network, an internet company and communication platform for high school athletics programs and helped scale and grow the operation across North America. He also established an annual scholarship program for students from member schools. 

Did You Know…

Trey enjoys practicing the guitar and learning to cook new foods. He also plays basketball any chance he gets and is a big fan of The Ohio State University athletics.


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