AngelTrades is comprised of experts in the paperless creation, sale & exchange of private opportunities using Rule 506c of Regulation D, and Liquid Special Purpose Vehicles™ and the Board of Directors includes veterans in the venture capital and angel investment space.
Founder, Chairman & CEO – John Wright Gotts
John is the foremost global expert on compliant paperless trading of private company equity. John invested more than 20,000 hours and worked with thirty-six of the top security attorneys in the U.S. to invent the clear path forward for paperless trading of SPVs on the AngelTrades.com platform. John has been an entrepreneur for more than forty years. John has worked with his programmer father in the Internet space since 1993 and with the current core team, directors and advisors for more than one hundred years combined.
CTO & Directory – Philip McBride
Philip McBride, is a technical leader who developed machine learning and machine vision technology for NASA, and has developed various media technologies at Apple.
Corporate Council – Roel Campos
Roel is a former SEC Commissioner and a Partner at Hughes, Hubbard & Reed, a leading Washington D.C. law firm, including a deep bench of US, DOJ & SEC attorneys. Mr. Campos is an owner of LiquidNet.com, with $15 trillion in assets under management.
Senior Advisor – David Bolocan
David has been a senior consultant in the banking industry for a quarter of a century, managing over $200 billion in low risk assets for a major U.S. bank, and providing guidance to some of the largest financial institutions in the United States, Canada, the European Union and the United Kingdom.
Senior Advisor to Board of Directors – Rick LeFaivre
Rick LeFaivre is former VP of Advanced Technology at Apple, a former partner at a leading venture capital firm, and launched and ran several venture incubators.
The AngelTrades Senior Advisory team includes State House Representatives and Former State Senators who are helping create new laws on accreditation, with the goal of basing accredited status on risk and investment education rather than a person’s income and net worth.
Co-Founder, Senior Advisor & Former Oregon Senator – Sal Esquivel
Co-Founder, Senior Advisor & Former Idaho Senator – Marv Hagedorn
Co-Founder, Senior Advisor & Utah State Representative – Lee Perry
Co-Founder, Senior Advisor & New Mexico Representative – Bill Rehm