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

Congrats to HPA Member Dr. Cheryl Rucker-Whitaker for being added to the Board of Directors at Equality Health! “Dr. Rucker-Whitaker has spent the past two decades working to eliminate health disparities by creating and implementing solutions that help close the health disparities gap. In 2013, she was a co-founder of Chicago-based NextLevel Health, an African […]

HPA Member Hardik Bhatt Joins SDI Presence as President & Chief Growth Officer

Congrats to HPA Member Hardik Bhatt for joining SDI Presence as President and Chief Growth Officer! Most recently, Hardik led Amazon Web Services (AWS)’ public sector startup business, launching startup accelerators and incubators globally. Prior to AWS, Bhatt was the State CIO for the State of Illinois where he built the State’s first $1.2 billion […]

June 2, 2021 By Cate LeSourd

HPA MD Transition Indefinitely Postponed

When the Hyde Park Angels Board of Directors and Pete Wilkins made the decision to start a Managing Director transition plan, we certainly did not anticipate a global pandemic. HPA, and the portfolio, were both in a great position, especially as we were coming off an incredible year. In 2019, we invested a record $17.4 […]

How to Manage World-Class Advisors, Investors, and Board Members

If you missed the event or just want a quick recap, read on for highlights from the discussion. The event brought together world-class entrepreneurs and investors Jim Gray (CEO, G-Bar Limited Partnership; Co-Founder, OptionsXpress), Amanda Lannert (CEO, Jellyvision), Badal Shah (Co-Founder and CEO, TurboAppeal), Michael Small (CEO, gogo), and Kevin Willer (Partner, Chicago Ventures) to […]