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

Health Care
Laura Davis – Laura Davis is the co-leader of the Healthcare Sector …Read More
Petra Meyer
– Petra Meyer is the co-leader of the Healthcare Sector Group. …Read More
Mitzi Krockover – Mitzi Krockover, MD is the co-leader of the Healthcare Sector …Read More
Bill Whitaker – Bill Whitaker is the co-leader of the Healthcare Sector …Read More

Regional Leadership

Arizona
Mara Babin – Mara Babin is the co-lead for the Arizona Chapter …Read More
Mitzi Krockover – Mitzi Krockover is the co-lead for the Arizona Chapter …Read More
Kathy Lynn-Cullotta – Kathy Lynn-Cullotta is the co-lead for the Arizona Chapter …Read More

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

Boston
Kara Chmielewski – Kara Chmielewski has been a Managing Director  of Golden … Read More
Laura Davis
– Laura Davis is the co-lead of the Boston Chapter and manages  …Read More
Tasneem Dohadwala – Tasneem Dohadwala is the co-lead of the Boston Chapter …Read More
Liz Earley – Liz Earley is a Managing Director of Golden Seeds and co-leads …Read More

Dallas
Laura Baldwin – Laura Baldwin is chair of Office Hours for the Dallas Chapter …Read More

Houston
Suzan Deison – Suzan Deison is a founding member and Managing Director …Read More
Samina Farid – Samina Farid leads deal flow for the Houston Chapter. …Read More

New Jersey
Kathleen Coviello – Kathleen Coviello is a founding member of the NJ Chapter…Read More
Lexie Demirali – Lexie Demirali is a founding member of the NJ Chapter …Read More
Gina Tedesco – Gina Tedesco leads the membership activity for the NJ Chapter …Read More
Joan Zief – Joan Zief manages Office Hours for the NJ Chapter …Read More

Silicon Valley
Iris Fujiura Iris Fujiura is the chapter lead for the Silicon Valley …Read More
Irina Berkon – Irina Berkon is the ecosystem lead for the Silicon Valley Chapter. …Read More
Sue Kreusch – Sue Kreusch leads deal flow for the Silicon Valley/San Francisco …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
Wendy Ryan – Wendy Ryan leads diversity and inclusion for Silicon Valley …Read More

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