The Angel Capital Association is the leading professional and trade association supporting the success of angel investors in high-growth, early-stage ventures. ACA provides professional development, data analyticsindustry voicepublic policy advocacy and an array of benefits and resources to its membership of 13,000 individual accredited investors who invest individually or through more than 260 angel groups and platforms.

MISSION, VISIONS AND VALUES 

  • Mission Statement:  To fuel the success of the accredited angel investor community through advocacy, education and connection building. 

  • Vision:  ACA is recognized as the trusted authority in angel investing.

  • Values:
    • Learning/Curiosity – Recognize and promote best practices.
    • Integrity/Trust – Ensure transparency, trust and high ethical standards in all activities and relationships.
    • Strategic Leadership – Be a source of insightful, inspirational, and forward thinking leadership.
    • Collaboration – Provide collaboration, networking and syndication opportunities for the angel community.
    • Respect – Ensure honest, respectful relationships with all constituents, including investors, entrepreneurs, sponsors and others.
    • Diversity – Encourage diversity in people and cultures throughout the angel community.

ACA LEADERSHIP

As an organization that was established by angel groups for angel groups, the Angel Capital Association is led by a Board of Directors comprised of representatives of leading angel groups.  Below are Board Officers and Directors for terms through June 30, 2018.

Board Officers


 

Linda L. Smith
Chair
Sierra Angels


 

Tony Shipley
Vice Chair
Queen City Angels
 


Peter Adams
Secretary/Treasurer
Rockies Venture Club


 

Christopher Mirabile
Executive Committee
Launchpad Venture Group
 

 

Board of Directors

Elaine Bolle
RTP Capital Associates

Trish Costello
Portfolia

Marcia Dawood
Next Wave Ventures

Matt Dunbar 
Upstate Carolina Angel Network

Steve Flaim
Tech Coast Angels

Juliana Garaizar
Individual Investor

Jim Goulka
Arizona Tech Investors

Angela Jackson
Portland Seed Fund

 

Kevin Laws
AngelList

Kevin Learned
Boise Angel Alliance

Parker MacDonell
Ohio TechAngels

Lorine Pendleton
Portfolia
Pipeline Angels

Rick Timmins
Central Texas Angel Network

Ron Weissman
Band of Angels

Chairs Emeritus

John Huston
Ohio TechAngels

Catherine Mott
BlueTree Allied Angels

David Verrill
Hub Angels Investment Group


Staff

Marianne Hudson
Executive Director
Sarah Dickey
Membership Director
Lucy Howell
Partnership Director
Emily Angold
Marketing Manager
Heather Krejci
Operations Manger