John LaMarche

Principal – VentureNet Iowa LLC

Responsibilities:
Market opportunity evaluation, financial & business modeling, business plan development, strategic planning, valuation determination, capitalization strategies, management recruitment and capital formation.

Board Member, Proplanner, Inc.

Previously:
Vice President, Emerging Growth Group
General Partner, EGG Capital Management
COO, Vice-President of Operations & Board Member – Opticon Medical, Inc.
Operations & Financial Management – CIGNA, Equicor, Inc. & Equitable Group & Health

Education:
B.S. – University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point
M.S. – University of Wisconsin – Madison

Phone: 515-471-1965
Email: john@venturenetiowa.com


George Wilson

Principal – VentureNet Iowa LLC

Responsibilities:
Legal and compliance, long range planning, technology, customer service and sales. Involved in all aspects of company strategy, performance and execution to achieve creative results.

Previously:
CEO, NewTech Ceramics, Inc. 2011-2016
COO, NewTech Ceramics, Inc. 2008-2010
Law Office of George Wilson 2006-2017
Homesteaders Life Company Vice President, COO & Secretary 2001-2006

Phone: 515-471-1953
Email: geo@gwiii.com


Adrienne Greenwald

Director, Communications & Public Relations - VentureNet Iowa LLC

Responsibilities:
Organizational and structural logistics. Involved directly in event and project planning and execution.
Manages marketing and communications and talent recruitment. Business evaluation and strategic planning.

Education:
B.A. Journalism and Mass Communications from Iowa State University
M.A. Strategic Communications from the University of Iowa

Previously:
Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, Patient Accounts Specialist & Aide to CEO
Private ESL Teacher, Valencia, Spain
Manager, Malvarrosa Bed & Breakfast, Valencia, Spain
Freelance Writer

Phone: 515-471-1300
Email: adrienne@venturenetiowa.com


Liz Keehner

Program Manager - VentureNet Iowa LLC

Responsibilities:
Identify and evaluate opportunities eligible for funding. Community outreach and involvement. Business plan and financial analysis. Organizational logistics and portfolio support.

Education:
B.A. Finance, investments – University of Northern Iowa

Previously:
Principal, 1839 Ventures
Senior Compliance Analyst, Microventures

Phone: 515-473-9591
Email: liz@venturenetiowa.com