Latham Saddler

Partner, Operations

Latham currently serves as Partner at Garden City Equity. He is primarily responsible for overseeing all portfolio operations of Garden City companies. Prior to joining Garden City, Latham was a venture partner at Rule1 Ventures and was previously a candidate for U.S. Senate in Georgia. Saddler served as Chief of Staff at Synovus and was a member of the Executive Management Committee. He was also the President of the Synovus Center for Leadership Excellence. 

Saddler completed a White House Fellowship, where he served in the Office of American Innovation focusing on workforce development and artificial intelligence. He served eight years as a Navy SEAL officer and is a fluent Persian-Farsi speaker. During his active-duty career, he served in numerous leadership roles and was deployed to various locations in the Middle East. Saddler’s final active-duty assignment was at the White House as Director of Intelligence Programs on the National Security Council, which included the development, approval, and oversight of U.S. intelligence policy and black operations. Prior to joining the Navy, Saddler began his career with IBM Corporation selling hardware, software, and services to the financial sector in New York City. 

Saddler holds a BBA in Economics from the University of Georgia and a MS in International Relations from Georgia Tech. Latham, his wife, Melissa, and their two sons live in Atlanta.

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