Purple Arch Ventures Team

Smart, Simple Venture Portfolios with Community

Meet Your Purple Arch Team

These are your classmates and other members of our community who wake up every day on your behalf
to assemble a great venture portfolio and provide exceptional client services to our investors.

Notable Deals:
Relayr
Exicure

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David Beazley
Managing Partner
Notable Deals:
Relayr
Exicure

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Wayne Moore
Partner
Notable Deals:
Verishop
Anra
PartySlate

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Erik Hammer
Principal

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Stephanie King
Director of Investor Engagement

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Jordan McCarthy
Investor Relations Manager

Investment Committee

Classmates and fellow investors who help create your venture portfolio.


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Andrew Balbirer
Investment Committee

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Rex Burgdorfer
Investment Committee

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Mellie Chow
Investment Committee

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Meena Elliott
Investment Committee

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Payal Gandhi
Investment Committee

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Robert Hackl
Investment Committee

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Kurt Johnson
Investment Committee

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Susan Kim
Investment Committee

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Shiraz Gupta Kotte
Investment Committee

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Vijay Kotte
Investment Committee

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Craig Sampson
Investment Committee

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Aarathi Singh
Investment Committee

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Eric Thomas
Investment Committee

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Kat Van Fossen
Investment Committee

Venture Fellows

Select group of young Northwestern alums participating in our Venture Fellow Program


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Amelia Chen
Venture Fellow

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Sanjeet Das
Venture Fellow

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Joseph Donofrio
Venture Fellow

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Marco Giovannini
Venture Fellow

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Lisa Litherland
Venture Fellow

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Nikoden Pancewicz
Venture Fellow

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Sarita Patankar
Venture Fellow

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Nishant Patel
Venture Fellow

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Xiao Zhang
Venture Fellow