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Employment History

Angel Investor News.com

Managing Director

MIT Enterprise Forum of Pittsburgh

Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Consulting Services

Mass Ventures Corporation

Numerous Non-Profit Boards

Western Massachusetts Software Association

Affiliations

Strategic Advisor
Clickshare Service Corp

Education

B.S.
Mechanical Engineering
University of Vermont

M.S.
Mechanical Engineering
MIT

M.S.
mechanical engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Sharon Shepard

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Sharon Shepard
As COO of the SUN Initiative, Sharon Shepard is responsible for all SUN-related operations; as the Managing Director of the Boston Community Venture Fund, she is also charged with identifying, structuring, growing, monitoring and exiting investments. Shepard brings to BCC 13 years of venture capital and venture development experience as well as 16 years of broad industry operational experience, primarily in early stage and emerging growth high technology companies.
Prior to joining BCC, Sharon was the Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Consulting Services for Mass Ventures. As the CEO or senior manager of three technology-based start-up companies (Sensor Frame, Compunetix, Amerinex Applied Imaging), Sharon played a pivotal role in setting strategic direction, raising capital, developing new products, and designing and implementing operational plans. She was voted Woman Entrepreneur of the Year by the Pittsburgh business community.
Shepard also is an active business community member. She was the founder and Chair of the MIT Enterprise Forum of Pittsburgh for many years. She has served on numerous non-profit boards including the MIT Enterprise Forum (national board), the MIT Alumni Association, the Pittsburgh High Technology Council, and the Western Mass Software Association. She also served as a Member of the MIT Corporation Visiting Committee for Student Affairs & Undergraduates. Shepard earned a Master's of Science in mechanical engineering from MIT.


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Sharon Shepard Managing Director of Boston Community Venture Fund (BCVF) & SUN Initiative COO 413-253-9190 sharon@bcvfund.com

Sharon Shepard joined Boston Community Capital in February 2001 as a Managing Director of BCC's Venture Funds and is responsible for identifying, structuring, growing, monitoring and exiting investments. Shepard brings to BCC 13 years of venture capital and venture development experience as well as 16 years of broad industry operational experience, primarily in early stage and emerging growth high technology companies. In her role, Shepard has worked with numerous portfolio companies including Magellan BioSciences, Dynex Corporation, Trek Diagnostics, ESA, Eating Well Media Group, TekCel, Protedyne Corporation, geoVue, Zipcar, and CASTion Corporation among others with board/observer responsibilities for most of these companies. In addition to her venture role, in early 2011 Ms Shepard also took on an operating role in BCC's SUN Initiative, a foreclosure relief program. Prior to joining BCC, Shepard was the Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Consulting Services for Mass Ventures, a venture development company providing management and financial services to high growth early stage technology companies where she was instrumental in raising nearly $50MM of capital. In addition, she provided business coaching to entrepreneurs, recruited management talent, developed business plans and held interim senior management roles in such companies as Beliefnet and MetaEvents (acquired by Palm). As the CEO or senior manager of three technology-based start-up companies (Sensor Frame, Compunetix, Amerinex Applied Imaging), Shepard played a pivotal role in setting strategic direction, raising capital, developing new products, and designing and implementing operational plans. She was voted Woman Entrepreneur of the Year by the Pittsburgh business community. Shepard also is an active business community member. She was the founder and Chair of the MIT Enterprise Forum of Pittsburgh for many years. She has served on numerous non-profit boards including the MIT Enterprise Forum (national board), the MIT Alumni Association, the Pittsburgh High Technology Council, and the Western Mass Software Association. She also served as a Member of the MIT Corporation Visiting Committee for Student Affairs & Undergraduates. Shepard earned an S.M. degree in mechanical engineering from MIT.
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Sharon Shepard > Managing Director of Boston Community Venture Fund (BCVF) & SUN Initiative COO


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Sharon Shepard Managing Director, Venture Fund

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Sharon Shepard Managing Director, Venture Fund
Sharon Shepard joined BCVF in February 2001. Previously she was Senior Vice President and Managing Partner of Consulting Services at Mass Ventures Corp. providing venture development, financial advisory, and investment banking services to high growth businesses. There she raised more than $45MM in early stage companies and held interim senior management roles in such companies such as Beliefnet and MetaEvents (acquired by Palm). She has more than 18 years experience in business development, operations, marketing, and product development with significant expertise in managing technology companies through the start-up process. Sharon started her career at Procter & Gamble and Westinghouse. Later she held senior management roles in start-up companies including Compunetix, Sensor Frame, and Amerinex Applied Imaging. She is on the Board of several high technology and entrepreneurial organizations and holds an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT. She works with many of the Venture Fund's portfolio companies including TekCel, GeoVue, and CASTion.


Angel Investor News.com

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Sharon Shepard , Partner Boston Community Venture Fund


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Sharon Shepard Angel Investor News.com

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Who: Sharon Shepard, Partner Boston Community Venture Fund

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