TCA Orange County

Tech Coast Angels Orange County is where TCA began back in 1997 and is comprised of 100+ members. CA Orange County invests in a wide range of businesses in the US and Canada with an emphasis on technology, fintech, edtech, health tech, software, cyber, SaaS, AI, iOT, and some CPG.
The Executive Committee consists of the following members:

  • Lisa Walker – TCA OC President
  • David Friedman – TCA OC Past President
  • Volker Hüther – TCA OC Vice President & Rep, Board of Governors
  • Jim Pickell – Chair, TCA OC Funds
  • Dr. Thomas Lee, MD – Chair, Med Tech and Life Sciences Committee
  • Serdar Topak – VP, Partnerships
  • TJ Rossi – Chair, Events & Education
  • Med Armanious – Chair, Membership
  • Pat Hwang – Chair, Sponsorships
  • Richard Sudek – Chair, Syndication

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)

Executive Committee

Members