Nancy Hayes is the Membership Chair of the Golden Seeds Silicon Valley chapter. In this role, she is seeking to grow the number of local members and engage them in our work. Nancy was a senior executive at the IBM Corporation and then became CEO of a nonprofit organization serving seriously ill children and later of one focused on frail elderly. Next she was dean of the college of business at a large state university and was subsequently CFO of that university. Later she cofounded a rewards-based crowdfunding site for women with small businesses. She has an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago.