Tech Coast Angels has four networks located in Southern California, enabling us to provide mentoring and guidance locally in the entrepreneurial communities, while leveraging the combined expertise (and capital) of more than 450 members.Each network (or chapter) has its own President and Executive Committee. The Board of Governors (BOG) coordinates policies and activities across all our networks, and sets overall policy. The current members of our Board of Governors are:

  • Jeff Lapin, Chairman
  • David Friedman, Vice Chairman & President – TCA Orange County
  • Sunny Singh,  President – TCA Los Angeles
  • Caitlin Wege, President – TCA San Diego
  • Mike Napoli, President –  TCA Inland Empire and Chairman Emeritus
  • Bob Fried, BOG Representative – TCA San Diego
  • Bill Waldo, BOG Representative – TCA Orange County
  • Brian Horner, BOG Representative – TCA Los Angeles
  • Dave Berkus, ACE Fund, Chairman Emeritus
  • Richard Sudek, Syndication Chair, Chairman Emeritus
  • Don Kasle, Treasurer, Chairman Emeritus
  • John Harbison, Marketing/ACA Liaison, Chairman Emeritus
  • Arash Sani, Portfolio and Angel Syndication Network

Past BOG Chairmen:

  • Luis Villalobos (1997-1999)
  • Ken Deemer (2000-2001)
  • Dave Berkus (2002-2003)
  • Vern Yates (2004)
  • John Morris (2005-2006)
  • Frank Peters (2007-2008)
  • Ralph Mayer (2009)
  • Richard Sudek (2010)
  • Mike Napoli (2011)
  • Steve Flaim (2012)
  • Don Kasle (2013)
  • Mike Panesis (2014)
  • Michael Green (2015)
  • John Harbison (2016)
  • Jeff Draa (2017)
  • Chris Hameetman (2018)
  • Grant Van Cleve (2019)
  • Sergio Gurrieri (2020)