Team

“One of the keys to Golden Seeds’ effectiveness is the collaboration among our many members nationwide.”

Jo Ann Corkran,
Managing Partner

Management Through Teams

The work of Golden Seeds is accomplished through teams. Our members are our most important asset. We make every effort to capitalize on their talents and skills.

Golden Seeds Leadership
Golden Seeds is managed by a Management Committee which includes:

Jo Ann Corkran
Jo Ann Corkran is a Managing Partner of Golden Seeds LLC and focuses primarily on deal flow. Read More
Loretta McCarthy
Loretta McCarthy is a Managing Partner, responsible for the Golden Seeds angel network nationwide, including member cultivation, orientation and engagement.  Read More
Peggy Wallace
Peggy Wallace is a Managing Partner of Golden Seeds and focuses primarily on post investment.  She is also a General Partner on Golden Seeds Fund and Golden Seeds Fund 2.   Read More

Nationwide Initiatives

Deal Flow and Office Hours:
Rob Delman – Rob Delman is Managing Director of Golden Seeds, where he …Read More

Knowledge Institute:
Carol Curley – Carol Curley is the Managing Director of the Golden Seeds …Read More

Member Engagement:
Mindy Posoff – Mindy Posoff is a Managing Director of Golden Seeds and …Read More
Barbara Raho – Barbara Raho is an angel investor and Managing Director …Read More

Sector Groups:

Sector Leader Liaison
Mary McCaffrey – Mary McCaffrey is a Managing Director at Golden Seeds, … Read More

Consumer Products and Applications (B2C)
Carolyn Fikke – Carolyn Fikke is an angel investor and has been a Managing …Read More
Eric Nadler – Eric Nadler has been a Managing Director at Golden Seeds …Read More

Enterprise Services and Technology (B2B)
Emily Susskind – Emily Susskind is a Managing Director of Golden Seeds …Read More
Karen Zimmerman – Karen Zimmerman is a Managing Director of Golden Seeds …Read More

Health Care
Michelle Hartz – When the Supreme Court decided that genetically modified …Read More
Bill Whitaker – Bill Whitaker is the co-leader of the Healthcare Sector …Read More

Regional Leadership

Atlanta
David Nethero – David Nethero is a founding member and co-chair for the Atlanta …Read More
Susan Nethero – Susan Nethero is a founding member and co-chair for the Atlanta …Read More
Kim Seals – Kim Seals is a founding member and co-chair for the Atlanta chapter… Read More

Boston
Mimi Bennett – Mimi Bennett co-leads membership in the Boston chatper … Read More
Laura Davis
– Laura Davis manages Golden Seeds’ Office Hours program …Read More
Sheila Narayan – Sheila Narayan is the chair for the Boston chapter of Golden …Read More
Karen Teller – Karen Teller co-leads membership in the Boston Chaper of Golden …Read More

Dallas
Laura Baldwin – Laura Baldwin is co-chair of Office Hours for the Dallas chapter …Read More
Louise Kee – Louise Kee serves as Liaison to the New York office for the Dallas …Read More

Houston
Suzan Deison – Suzan Deison is a founding member and Managing Director …Read More
Sonia Mathur – Sonia Mathur has been a Managing Director at Golden Seeds …Read More

Silicon Valley
Iris Bombelyn Iris Bombelyn leads the deal flow activity for the Silicon Valley …Read More
Patricia Cericola Patricia Cericola manages the Silicon Valley chapter of Golden …Read More
Linda Laskowski Linda Laskowski leads the membership activity for the Silicon …Read More
Jennifer Machado Jennifer Machado manages Office Hours for the SiliconValley …Read More
Lilia Shirman Lilia Shirman is the Silicon Valley ecosystem leader for Golden …Read More

Inquiries about Golden Seeds in any location may be submitted to info@goldenseeds.com