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#BlackAngelsU Replay: Turning the Table on Venture Capital: Becoming a Limited Partner

Updated: Oct 14, 2020

Black Angels Miami presents a panel of experts in Venture Capital discussing Limited Partnerships, an opportunity to learn about investing in the investors.

Featuring Malcolm Robinson and Candice Matthews Brackeen, moderated by Charmel Maynard.

Malcolm Robinson

Mr. Robinson serves as the Chairman of the Montclair Capital Group. Montclair Capital Group invests in real estate and startup companies both in the US and overseas and has been a limited partner in a number of funds.

Mr. Robinson also cofounded and is the executive director of both the Black Venture Capital Consortium (BVCC) and the Black Limited Partners Association (BLPA).

Mr. Robinson graduated with Honors with a B.S. in Business Administration from Florida A&M University in 1987 and received an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1994.

Candice Brackeen

Candice Brackeen is the Founder and CEO of Lighthouse, the Cincinnati based portfolio service firm including accelerators Hillman and NewMe, and venture capital fund Lightship, where she serves as Managing Partner. Lighthouse companies work together in support of underrepresented, early stage, transformational businesses.

As CEO of Hillman, the first accelerator in the Midwest to provide support exclusively to this demographic, Candice has influenced state policy around economic inclusion in addition to establishing meaningful partnerships with companies like Proctor & Gamble, Kroger, and Chase, in support of Hillman’s work.

Candice holds a BA Economics from the University of Cincinnati and was a Hewitt-Kautz Fellow.

Charmel Maynard

Charmel Maynard joined the University of Miami in 2016 and currently serves as associate vice president, chief investment officer, and University treasurer. In this capacity, he leads the University’s efforts to invest assets, including endowment and pension funds. Mr. Maynard is also responsible for the University’s capital structure, including liquidity and debt issuances. Additionally, he manages treasury and cash management.

Mr. Maynard holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Amherst College.

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