Queen City Angels’ Tony Shipley Elected as Vice Chair, Angel Capital Association

“It is a distinct honor and privilege to serve on the Board of the Angel Capital Association and to work with the outstanding group of people committed to helping advance the state-of-the-art in angel investing,”

The Angel Capital Association (ACA), the world’s leading professional association for angel investors, has elected Tony Shipley of Queen City Angels (Cincinnati) as vice chair, effective July 1.

With a membership of more than 13,000 accredited investors and more than 240 angel groups and platforms across North America, ACA advocates for public policies that support new company formation and provides a wide range of professional development and networking services for the individuals that comprise this critical source of funding for startups. ACA has an 18-member Board of Directors.

“It is a distinct honor and privilege to serve on the Board of the Angel Capital Association and to work with the outstanding group of people committed to helping advance the state-of-the-art in angel investing,” said Shipley. “I look forward to working closer with Linda Smith and the current Board to further develop the strategic direction of ACA as we consider some exciting new opportunities for the organization. I also greatly appreciate the outstanding work that others have historically contributed to the development of ACA and the progress they made in realizing our organizational mission.”

Tony Shipley is a founder and chairman of the Queen City Angels (QCA) based in Cincinnati; a co-manager of QCA’s family of First Funds; and, a Board member (and inaugural member) of Ohio’s statewide venture organization, VentureOhio. Under his leadership QCA was ranked number 2 out of 370 angel groups by CB Insights. QCA was one of the…

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