Nancy Hayes has been an active angel investor for almost 5 years and serves as mentor to entrepreneurs. She has invested in 22 women-led companies. She also advises corporate and nonprofit executives on management and leadership skills development.
Nancy was a senior executive of the IBM Corporation and left to become CEO of the STARBRIGHT Foundation, a national nonprofit which served seriously ill children by combining technology, media and healthcare. Later she was CEO of WISE Senior Services in Los Angeles. In 2005 Nancy was named Dean of the College of Business at San Francisco State University and in 2011 she became CFO and Chief Administrative Officer of that university. In 2013, Nancy was cofounder of a rewards-based crowdfunding site for women with small business called Moola Hoop. She was a Managing Director of Golden Seeds angel group for 3 years and on the leadership team of the Silicon Valley chapter of Golden Seeds.
Nancy has an MBA with a concentration in Finance from the University of Chicago.