Little Ivy Ventures Team

Smart, Simple Venture Investing

Little Ivy Ventures Investment Team

The Experienced Leadership Team Building You a Great Venture Portfolio

Bob Nicholson

Managing Partner


Bob has more than 20 years of investing experience across venture capital, private equity, and other alternative asset classes. At Spectrum Equity, he was a Managing Director and General Partner as the firm grew from $108.6 million to more than $4B of capital. He was a lead investor and board member/observer on thirteen companies totaling ~$400 million of capital. After Spectrum, Bob co-founded Pine Cobble Capital, an opportunistic, event-driven investment firm which invested in public companies with identifiable catalysts. Following a strategic agreement with The Boston Company Asset Management (BNY Mellon), he spent three years as co-head of an alternatives group. Bob received his BA with Honors in Economics from Williams and an MBA with High Distinction from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar. He is a member of the Charter class of the Kauffman Fellows.

Tom “TK” Kuegler



TK is Chief Investment Officer at Alumni Ventures Group, helping launch new funds, recruit deal teams, and oversee portfolio management. He also serves on the AVG Board of Directors. In addition, TK is the Co-founder and General Partner of Wasabi Ventures, a venture capital incubator and consulting firm that builds and advises early stage tech companies. Wasabi Ventures has launched, financed, and advised more than 200 startups. In his 25 years of startup activity, he has been a part of over 1,500 rounds of financing as an investor, founder, or adviser. He is also the author of Web Advertising and Marketing and dozens of articles about startups and software, as well as a frequent lecturer. TK earned a BS in Economics from Loyola and is a former member of the Board of Sponsors of Sellinger School of Business at Loyola.

Alumni Ventures Group Support Staff

Our White Glove Community and Investor Relations Team

Chris Sacharuk

Investor Relations Manager


Prior to joining AVG, Chris was a Customer Advocate at Graphic Packaging and in Sales & Marketing at Putnam Investments, where he created materials for reps and investors. He’s a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Lowell, Manning School of Business, where he studied Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Studies.

Anne Miller

Investor Relations Manager


Previously, Anne was an Applied Behavioral Analysis Counselor for Melmark and a medical biller for Physicians Resources. She is also a certified Certifiied Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor, with her own clientele. Anne has a Bachelor’s in Psychology from the University of New Hampshire.

Hilary Ncala

Director of Investor Relations


Prior to joining AVG, Hilary was a Staffing Executive and Program Manager at Robert Half. Previous positions include Retirement Planning & Guidance Consultant for Fidelity and an Investor Assistant for an independent investor. She has a Bachelor of Science, Business Management & Marketing from Fisher College.

Jamie Eitel

Community Relations Manager


Jamie was the Clinical Secretary Sr for Pediatric Gastroenterology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. Earlier, he served as a Claims Processor Associate and then a Senior Associate at Cigna Health. He has also served in multiple church youth ministries for over 15 years throughout Ontario, Canada, in many different cultural contexts. He was part of the adjunct faculty in the youth ministry department at Tyndale University College. He has a BA in Psychology from York University, a Masters of Divinity from Tyndale Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Fuller Theological Seminary.