Our Team

Our People

Management Team


Stewart Dixon

Founder and Managing Partner
Stewart Dixon is Founder and Managing Partner of VentureDNA. An accomplished executive leader...

Michelle Moreno

Managing Partner – Investment Banking
Michelle has over 25 years of investment banking experience for public and private companies...

Joe Brickman

Managing Partner
Joe Brickman is Managing Partner at VentureDNA and considered a highly regarded financial tactician...

Steve Hodges, MD

Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Steven Hodges, MD, FACEP is Chief Medical Officer at VentureDNA and Emergency Medicine Specialist...
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George Pandaleon

Managing Partner
George Pandaleon serves as Managing Partner at VentureDNA. He most recently was Founder and President of...

Paul Yeh

Managing Partner
Paul brings to VentureDNA a professional pedigree that represents a 30+ year career in accounting and finance...
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Kavya Sharman, PhD

Chief Data Scientist
Kavya's expertise lies at the intersection of science, entrepreneurship and investing. She earned Bachelor's in Neuroscience...
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James MacLennan

Partner, Corporate Strategy
Jim MacLennan provides experience and professional pedigree to the VentureDNA Ecosystem as leader of our Consulting Services team.

Advisory Team


Rocky Dixon

Co-founder of Endeavor Capital, a Portland
Rocky Dixon is co-founder of Endeavor Capital, a Portland, OR based company. Rocky co-founded Endeavour in 1991...

Greg Dennerlein

Investment Advisor
Greg Dennerlein, is a lead member of our Advisory Board. In addition to his board role...

Bill Werkmeister

Investment Advisor
William (Bill) Werkmeister is a career social impact venture capitalist with a current focus on the life science and technology...
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Christine Haas

PR And Media Strategy
Veteran news anchor and investigative reporter, Christine Haas is a TV broadcaster, public relations strategist and media consultant...

Warren Holtsberg

Vice Chair of the Board of Managers and as a Director
Warren Holtsberg serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Managers and as a Director of the Illinois Emerging Technologies Fund...

Jeff Yehle

Human Resources,
Jeff Yehle is a lead member to our Advisory Board, seeing his solid, senior- level expertise in sales, human resources...

Mark Hahs

Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Mark Hahs is co-Founder and Managing Partner of VentureDNA. He leads our team of Los Angeles based professionals
Gyasi Sutherland

Gyasi Sutherland

Associate Relationship Manager
Gyasi Sutherland is a relationship-building master with over ten years of experience in marketing, sales, and...

Suyog Muralkar

Summer Associate
Suyog joins VentureDNA as Summer Associate, working directing with senior management providing...

Christopher Morton

Administrative Partner
Christopher Morton serves as Administrative Partner at VentureDNA, working directly with Founder...

Bill McNitt

Senior executive
Bill McNitt is a senior executive with public and private company experience in a wide variety of industries...