Inclusion as an Investment Thesis
Derren Burrell, Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) has over 25 years as a professional financial manager in both public and private sectors. He is the Founder & President of Veteran Ventures Capital, LLC, an investment and consulting firm focused on scaling veteran-owned and led businesses. In this capacity he oversees all aspects of the company operations and fund management. Prior to this he served as the Chief Operating Officer for TAG Resources, LLC, a retirement service company with over $1.5 billion in assets under management (AUM), where he was responsible for tripling the AUM and doubling the company. He is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary, Certified Defense Financial Manager, and Level 3 Certified in the Secretary of Defense Financial Management Program.
Israel Munoz is a Managing Director at Angeles Investors and has been involved with the organization since inception. In his day job, he is an Analyst at the Office of the Illinois Treasurer, which invests $35 billion into multiple asset classes, including venture capital & private equity. He is a former Fulbright Scholar, a graduate of Fordham University in New York City and a proud son of immigrants from Mexico. Investment Criteria Founder, board member or main investor is Hispanic or Latinx.