Barry Lingelbach (USMA ‘99) is the Co-Founder of BlackGreyGold and Slides Wizard, two companies that he started with his West Point classmate, Matthew Hargrove. Matt and Barry started BlackGreyGold to help small to medium-sized companies shorten the path to success and they started Slides Wizard to help people create winning pitch decks.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Why he decided to go into business with a USMA classmate
  • How Barry and Matt founded their companies based on their shared values and passion for helping small businesses succeed 
  • The 3 main objectives a pitch deck should accomplish and the common mistakes to avoid when creating a pitch deck

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Special thanks to Barry for joining me this week.  Until next time!

-Scott Mackes, USNA ’01

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