TCA Orange County

Tech Coast Angels Orange County is where TCA began back in 1997 and is comprised of 100+ members.The Executive Committee consists of the following members:

  • David Friedman – Chapter President
  • Hicham Semaan – Chapter Past President
  • Lisa Walker – Chapter Vice President
  • Jim Pickell – Fund Administrator
  • Volker Hüther  – Vice President, Partnerships
  • Eelco Niermeijer –  Chair, Education and Events
  • Med Armaneouis – Chair, Membership
  • Thomas Lee, MD – Chair, Med Tech and Life Sciences Screening
  • Bill Waldo – Board of Governors, Rep
  • Richard Sudek – Syndication Chair
  • Pat Hwang – Chair, Sponsorships

The staff consists of the following:

Tony Sarris, Executive Director

Past Presidents:

  • Luis Villalobos (1997-1999)
  • Fred Selby (2000-2002)
  • Frank Singer (2003-2004)
  • Dave Berkus (2005)
  • Frank Peters (2006)
  • Mike Stuhley (2007)
  • Sid Mohasseb (2008)
  • Richard Sudek (2009)
  • Stu Roberts (2010-2011)
  • Amir Banifatemi (2012-2013)
  • John Harbison (2014-2015)
  • Grant Van Cleve (2016-2017)
  • Hicham Semaan (2018-2019)
  • David Friedman (2020-2021)
  • Lisa Walker (2021-present)

Executive Board

Members