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, industry voice, public policy advocacy and an array of benefits and resources to its membership of more than 200 angel groups and platforms and more than 12,000 individual accredited investors.

ACA's mission is to fuel the success of angel groups and private investors that invest in high growth, early-stage ventures.

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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.

Board of Directors

  • Chair: David Verrill, Hub Angel Investment Group (Cambridge, MA)
  • Vice Chair: Christopher Mirabile, Launchpad Venture Group (Boston, MA) 
  • Secretary / Treasurer: Parker MacDonell, Ohio TechAngels (Columbus, OH)
  • Michael Cain, Wilmington Investor Network (Wilmington, NC)
  • Jim Connor, Sand Hill Angels (Palo Alto, CA)
  • Matt Dunbar, Upstate Carolina Angel Network (Greenville, SC)
  • Mike Eckert, NO/LA Angel Network (New Orleans, LA)
  • Ross Finlay, First Angel Network Association (Halifax, NS) - NACO Liaison
  • Curtis Gunn, Desert Angels (Tucson, AZ)
  • Kevin Laws, AngelList (San Francisco, CA)
  • Allan May, Life Science Angels (Sunnyvale, CA)
  • Katherine O'Neill, Jumpstart New Jersey Angel Network (Mt. Laurel, NJ)
  • Jean Peters, Golden Seeds (Richmond, VA)
  • Dick Reeves, Huntsville Angel Network (Huntsville, AL)
  • Jamie Rhodes, Central Texas Angel Network (Austin, TX)
  • Theresa Sedlack, Innovation Park of Notre Dame (South Bend, IN)
  • Linda Lorraine Smith, Sierra Angels (Lake Tahoe, NV)

Chairmen Emeritus

  • John May, New Vantage Group (Washington, DC)
  • John Huston, Ohio TechAngels (Columbus, OH)
  • Catherine V. Mott, BlueTree Allied Angels (Pittsburgh, PA)