Golden Angels Investors has assembled the knowledge, experience, and skills of our staff, investors, advisors, and partners to drive a robust investment process and strong partnerships with entrepreneurs.

Tim Keane – Director

Tim is President of Keane Consultants and was the founder and CEO of Retail Target Marketing Systems (RTMS), now a unit of Fidelity Information Services (NYSE: FIS).

He is a board director of several growth stage companies as well as First Business Bank (NASDAQ:FBIZ). He is a limited partner in several venture and private equity funds.

RTMS pioneered the use of consumer data (data analytics) to increase marketing efficiency for large, national retailers, including Boston Stores, Bon-Ton, Sears Canada, Kohl’s Department Stores, GNC, Kay’s Jewelers and other national and regional brands.  Through an acquisition in 1999, RTMS expanded its offering to hundreds of financial institutions. Today, Keane Consultants specializes in growth strategy for revenue stage companies. Tim also led entrepreneurship programs and taught MBA classes at Marquette University for 15 years.  You can hear more from Tim on ‘How Did You Do That’ a podcast about Wisconsin entrepreneurs co-hosted by Kathleen Gallagher on WUWM.

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Mary Hannes – Associate Director

Mary is an experienced executive with deep knowledge in healthcare and most recently worked at McKinsey & Company in the Healthcare Systems and Services practice.  She has held senior leadership roles responsible for developing corporate strategy and driving revenue growth through new product development, customer retention and business process re-engineering.  Mary has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. She is also an instructor in the UWM Lubar School of Business.

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Sean Mannion – Assistant Director

Sean specializes in diligence and data analysis for early and growth-stage companies. Sean’s experience includes positions in venture capital and private equity. Sean has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

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Our Network

In addition to the team, we have an active membership of investors and advisors who engage deeply in deal flow, diligence and deal structure.  Our members represent a diversity of industry and functional backgrounds and includes CEOs, entrepreneurs and C-suite executives across many disciplines. Members leverage their expertise, experience and professional networks to help solve business problems directly with portfolio companies. Our members also serve on portfolio company boards.

“If you’re building your professional network….it is a tremendous opportunity because our folks have always been willing to take that call.”