New Leadership for WPEP

Dean Miller elevated to Vice Chairman from Co-President, Bruce Schulman becomes new Co-President with Rob Newbold

Effective January 21, 2005, the WPEP Board of Directors has made the following appointments and changes to its leadership team:

Dean Miller, outgoing Co-President of WPEP, has been appointed to Vice Chairman, a new role in the organization. Dean is a Partner at PA Early Stage Ventures, a venture capital firm based outside of Philadelphia.

Bruce Schulman, outgoing Chair of the Membership Committee, has been appointed Co-President along with existing Co-President Rob Newbold. Bruce is a Vice President at Allied Capital, the $3.5 billion business development company based in Washington D.C. Bruce focuses his time on buyouts and mezzanine investing.

Shelly Wall, outgoing Co-Chair of the Membership Committee, has been elevated to Chair. Shelly is a Vice President with Morgan Stanley Venture Partners in New York where she focuses on healthcare. Joining her on the Membership Committee is Co-Chair Tucker Twitmyer, Partner in Enertech Ventures in Philadelphia.