Prior to forming Aries Capital Partners with Rick Durham, Jason Reading was a partner at Peterson Partners. Jason invested in and sold numerous businesses in addition to serving on a variety of boards for portfolio companies. Prior to Peterson Partners, he held various positions at Leucadia National, a $10 billion publicly held investor in distressed assets. Jason also worked in the Technology Mergers and Acquisitions Group at Merrill Lynch and Audit and Business Advisory Services group at Price Waterhouse and is a licensed CPA and CMA. He holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a Bachelor’s Degree in accountancy from Brigham Young University. Jason was also a major in the Army National Guard and served a one-year tour of duty in Baghdad, Iraq where he served as a company commander for a combat engineer company.