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Pioneering FinTech Visionary and Advocate for Tech Entrepreneurs.

Empowering SaaS Pioneers with Financial Clarity and Growth Strategies


Rod Loges is an entrepreneurial spirit who thrives at the intersection of technology and finance. As the CEO and Co-Founder of One Degree Financial, Rod leverages his rich background in tech entrepreneurship to simplify the financial landscape for business owners. Frustrated by the opaque nature of business financials and the challenges of securing suitable financing, Rod set out to create a solution that offers transparent, data-driven financial insights. At One Degree Financial, he has successfully married his passion for technology with his expertise in finance, providing SaaS companies, GovCon businesses, and nonprofits with crucial services like accounting, CFO advisory, business valuations, and strategic financial planning.

Before founding One Degree Financial, Rod Loges distinguished himself in the tech and finance sectors. His career began after earning a BA in Political Science from Miami University, where he was an active member of Phi Kappa Tau. His professional journey took off as VP at Rackspace Managed Hosting, focusing on complex hosting solutions, laying the groundwork for his entrepreneurial ventures with NetStrategies and goHOST. These experiences highlighted the financial hurdles faced by tech startups, particularly in the SaaS domain, propelling him to establish One Degree Financial to navigate tech entrepreneurs through finance's complexities.

Beyond his professional pursuits, Rod's journey is a testament to resilience, innovation, and leadership. His early experiences in the Army National Guard, where he transitioned from an enlisted soldier to an officer, instilled in him a profound sense of discipline and a commitment to excellence. These qualities have been evident throughout his career and personal life, where he continues to inspire those around him with his dedication to solving complex problems and supporting the next generation of entrepreneurs. Rod's personal story is not just about business success; it's about relentless pursuit, continual learning, and the belief that every entrepreneur has the potential to be a hero in their own right.


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