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Congrats John Higginson, CTO of Chief, a Freshly Minted Unicorn!

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HPA Member Bill Watkins Announced as New CRO at Pinterest

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HPA Member Mike Apostal’s Company Factor Acquired by HelloFresh

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HPA Member Jason VandeBoom Recognized as the EY 2021 Entrepreneur of the Year

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HPA Member Dr. Cheryl Rucker-Whitaker’s New Board Role

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Our Members

With a membership of more than a hundred successful entrepreneurs, executives, and venture capitalists, HPA provides critical strategic value to entrepreneurs. By matching our members’ expertise with entrepreneurs’ needs, we help develop top-performing companies that deliver extraordinary results.

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The majority of HPA members have founded companies, and nearly all of them are CEOs, top executives, or corporate board members. With such deep expertise in a wide breadth of industries, HPA has driven numerous exits, invested in Midwest startups that have created thousands of local jobs, and helped those startups secure nearly a billion dollars in funding since 2007.

Members within HPA include:

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