Sand Hill Venture Capital Management & Advisory Board

Jeff Campbell

Managing Director

Jeff brings 20 years of experience in facilitating the growth of businesses under his management by securing early and later stage financing in order to execute development and exit strategies. Previously, Jeff worked in Marketing and Direct Response with some of the world's biggest brands including the UFC, Sensa, eUniverse and Dermalogic. At Sand Hill Venture Capital, Jeff focuses on business development and finance.

Mr. Campbell received his BA from the University of California at Berkeley, and was awarded his MBA from the University of California at Los Angeles - Anderson School of Management

Leo Najera

Advisory Board - Finance

Leo is a Director at DaVinci Commercial Investments, a real estate investment firm. Leo advises Sand Hill Venture Capital on financial analysis, business development strategies and real estate.  As an Administrator for Butler & Hosch National Default Group in Delaware, Leo guided mortgage loan modifications and conversely, judicial foreclosures. For eight years prior, Mr. Najera was President of Equipment Capital, a commercial lending company.

Mr. Najera is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and earned his MBA at the University of Delaware - Lerner College of Business and Economics.

Tom Brolle

Advisory Board - Finance

Tom is currently a First Vice President at Morgan Stanley with 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. Tom has diverse experience from working as the dedicated PNC Investments advisor to the PNC trust department and managing an office for J.J.B. Hilliard Lyons. His current role involves providing comprehensive financial advice to high net worth clients across the United States

Tom holds a BSBA in Finance from Villanova University and holds a Chartered Wealth Advisor designation conferred by Michigan State University in 2003

Andrew Meehan

Advisory Board - Technology & Finance

Andrew currently manages a team of Human Capital Management Strategists for Oracle Inc.  HIs team assists Enterprise Clients as they plan to move their Human Resource on-premise solutions to the Cloud.  In this role, Andrew assists his team by communicating directly with C-Level executives of Fortune 500 companies while helping them draft their road map and navigate their way to the Cloud.

Prior to Oracle, Andrew worked in the Financial Services Industry for 15 years, advising both institutional and individual investors.  He began his career working in Retirement Planning for Charles Schwab, Inc.  

Mr. Meehan holds a BA from the University of California at Berkeley

Dawson Rorick

Managing Director

Dawson is a Managing Director at Sand Hill Venture Capital who brings experience spanning three decades as a Technology Investor and Investor/Analyst Relations professional. Dawson has worked with diverse Silicon Valley companies ranging from giants: Sun (Oracle), Applied Materials and AMD, to professional Internet services firms: USWeb/CKS and iXL and startups Stamps.com and CyberGold.

At Sand Hill Venture Capital, Dawson focuses on Entertainment, Consumer/Retail and Applications.

Mr. Rorick holds a BA from the University of California at Berkeley and attended the University of San Francisco, School of Law

Peter Bedell Jr.

Advisory Board - Technology

Peter is a Senior Category Lead of Panasonic's Office Products Division. Prior to Panasonic, Peter held management positions at Fujitsu Computer Products of America, EMC and Captiva Software. Peter's focus at Sand Hill Venture Capital is Healthcare, Financial Services, and hardware products. Earlier in his career, Peter held positions at financial firms: W.H. Newbolds; Drexel,Burnham & Lambert; Bear Stearns and Vanguard Group

Mr. Bedell holds a BA from San Francisco State University

W. Nelson Edmunds

Advisory Board - Finance & Legal

Nelson is a Founder and Managing Member of The Takeover Stock Report, the gold standard in online legal and analytical research for the risk-arbitrage investment community since 1996. A highly experienced and accomplished antitrust and regulatory attorney, Nelson has editorial oversight of all US and European operations.

Mr. Edmunds holds a BA in Philosophy from The University of Virginia, and a JD from The University of Baltimore School of Law, where he was Executive Editor of the Law Review.

Matthew Maclear

Advisory Board - Greentech & Legal
Matthew is an environmental enforcement attorney with experience as a circuit prosecutor, former gubernatorial appointee, and civil litigator. His clients have included the People of the State of California, business entities, state agencies, community groups and nonprofits. As Assistant General Counsel for Cal/EPA, Matthew oversaw and managed multiple investigations and litigation handled by the Office of the Attorney General, local agencies and prosecutors. He advises Sand Hill Venture Capital on Green Tech initiatives and opportunities and environmentally responsible entrepreneurialism.

Mr. Maclear is graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and McGeorge School of Law.

Anthony Barnes

Advisory Board - Greentech & Legal
Tony is a seasoned litigator with over fifteen years of diverse experience in California and New York. He previously worked for Bay Area firms, Cooley LLP, Ropers Majeski, and Burnham Brown. Today, Tony’s focus is on environmental litigation primarily representing California nonprofits. He also counsels entities in information governance and strategic data management, and is the adjunct professor of eDiscovery at Golden Gate Law School. He advises Sand Hill Venture Capital on environmentally friendly investment strategies, and information governance risk and regulation.

Mr. Barnes is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and Loyola Law School.

Ken White

Advisory Board - Technology

Ken is an advisor for Sand Hill Venture Capital and is a Silicon Valley veteran with over twenty years of experience in the networking, application acceleration, and storage industries . Ken has held senior positions at Foundry Networks, Riverhead Networks, Cisco Systems and Panzura. Currently, Ken works in the cloud and flash storage industry at Violin Memory.  At Sand Hill Venture Capital, Ken focuses on cloud storage, flash storage, and software-defined networking.

Mr. White holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Arizona.

Terry Fung

Advisory Board

Terry is currently a Client Partner at Facebook, where he advises the company's largest partners on how to most effectively advertise on the Facebook platform. Prior to joining SHVC, Terry helped to spearhead Bankrate’s acquisition of Trouve Media in 2011.  As a senior executive of the company, Terry oversaw the operations of Bankrate Insurance’s traffic acquisition across SEM, SEO, CPC media buying, opt-in email, display, and other traffic channels.  Mr. Fung holds a BS in Biomechanics from the University of California at Berkeley and is fluent in Mandarin.

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