Charlotte Angel Fund (CAF) I Board

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Greg Brown, Administrator

Greg performs contract CFO and other consulting services via his company, Cardinal Finance.  He has domestic and international venture capital investing experience, and has been CFO of numerous venture capital-backed and early stage public companies.

 
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ED Hamilton, Director

Ed is a private investor focusing on residential real estate, early stage venture capital and the public equity and option markets.  He spent over 20 years in investment banking, running debt trading desks at Bank of America and Bank of Boston.  Ed also served as a director of IMAF Charlotte, an angel fund investing in the Carolinas

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Maria Mascia, Director

Maria is a managing director at Salem Lake Capital, a private asset management firm headquartered in Charlotte. She has a decade of investment banking and investment analysis experience, including portfolio management of a multi-billion dollar fixed income portfolio and as a research analyst responsible for the origination and execution of all non-agency RMBS research produced for institutional investors.

 
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Tony Philipp, Director

Tony is CEO of adsLOCAL, which is a mobile advertising service.  He has multiple successful exits from early stage startups that he founded, and previously served as COO for Lycos Europe.


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Ken Rogich, Director

Ken is CFO and Executive VP of Petty Holdings, which owns and operates the Richard Petty Driving Experience.  He is an experienced financial and operations executive with industry experience in consumer goods and services, real estate, and financial products. 


Charlotte Angel Fund (CAF) II Board

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Rob Cummings, Director 

Rob is a Managing Director and CTO at Falfurrias Capital Partners, a middle-market Private Equity firm in Charlotte, NC.  Rob is also the Co-Founder of DealCloud, Inc., a software-as-service firm that provides a deal management workflow platform for the private equity and investment banking space.  DealCloud has raised more than $10m through institutional and angel investors.

 
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Spencer Disher, Director

Spencer currently serves as an angel investor, advisor and volunteer in a finance capacity for various not-for-profits. He also serves as an adjunct instructor in the business college at Johnson and Wales University. He previously co-managed the startup and ongoing operations of a multi-billion dollar investment subsidiary of a multinational French financial institution.

 
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Luke Walling, Director

Luke is the CEO and president of Temprano which helps successful emerging market software companies go to market in North America. He founded Walling Data, which he sold to AVG Technologies in 2010. He has held board positions with startup successes like SharpSpring as an investor and board member in several multi-million-dollar business exits