Featured Speaker – Bill Trainor, Co-Founder, Mutual Capital Partners
Bill Trainor is a co-founder of both Mutual Capital Partners and Access Ventures Fund. Until starting Access Ventures, Bill was Senior Vice President-Head of E-Commerce Investment Banking at McDonald Investments, an investment bank acquired by Key Corp. At McDonald Investments, he focused on consumer, retail, healthcare, and service companies working closely with companies that were using technology to expand and complement their existing business structure. Bill joined McDonald Investments in 1994 after graduating from Columbia University with an A.B. in Political Science.
He serves on the non-profit boards of Venture Ohio, a unified voice for the capital sources and other organizations that seek to make Ohio a preferred location for high potential entrepreneurial activity, and Flashes of Hope, an organization dedicated to creating powerful, uplifting portraits of children fighting cancer and other life-threatening illnesses as well as funding pediatric cancer research.