Ms. Catherine Mott is the Founder of BlueTree Allied Angels, where she serves as President and Chief Executive Officer. She is a Board Member of Innovation Works and ApartmentJet. She was a Chairman of the Angel Capital Education Foundation, an organization that researches angel capital, tracks angel capital, and provides education to bring professionalism and ethics to the industry. In July 2010, she was named Chairman of the Board of the Angel Capital Association, the professional trade association for Angel Networks and Angel Funds in the U.S. In September 2011, she was one of 21 individuals selected for the SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies. Previously, she had founded Synergetic Sales Performance Group and Indigo Capital Development, LLC. In 2002, she was recognized as one of Pennsylvania's 50 Best Women in Business. Prior to forming her own businesses, she worked 17 years in corporate banking management where she served in senior management roles. Today, she uses these experiences and her education to bring together capital and prime investment opportunities. She holds an MBA in Finance from Youngstown State University.