The Advisory Council is composed of experienced, industry and function focused experts who advise the DCVF on new venture opportunities and entrepreneurship. The DCVF maintains active deal flow with ventures in a variety of different industries and with a variety of different needs. As such, Advisory Council members are selected as outstanding representatives in their fields to work with the DCVF to answer complex and technical questions that arise during the due diligence process. Advisory Council members will provide mentorship to young professionals eager to support the entrepreneurial environment in the front range as well as support local start-up ventures. The Council members’ diversity and depth of business and/or technical experience, as well as their commitment to facilitate the growth of the DCVF and the entrepreneurial culture of The University of Colorado - Boulder, will help maintain the DCVF as a primary venture capital fund for the local community.

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Kevin Boyer

Director of Institutional Resources
University of Colorado at Boulder Leeds School of Business Degree: MBA Joined DCVF: April 2011
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Carole Buyers

Adviser
University of Colorado at Boulder Leeds School of Business Degree: MBA Joined DCVF Advisory Council: February 2018
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Chris Deardorff

Adviser
CU Boulder Leeds School of Business Degree: MBA Joined DCVF Advisory Council: September 2017
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David DiGiacomo

Director of Deals
University of Colorado at Boulder Law School and Leeds School of Business Degree: JD and MBA Joined DCVF: January 2013
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Mike Dornik

Managing Director
University of Colorado at Boulder Law School Degree: JD Joined DCVF: January 2012 Director of Deals '12-'13
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Jeff Hopfenbeck

Managing Director
University of Colorado at Boulder Leeds School of Business Degree: MBA Joined DCVF: April 2015
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Peggy Tautz

Managing Director
University of Colorado Leeds School of Business Degree: MBA Emphases: Entrepreneurship and Finance Joined DCVF: January 2016
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Jose Vieitez

Director
University of Colorado at Boulder Leeds School of Business Degree: MBA Joined DCVF: April 2013