Hal Shelton is a seasoned executive with corporations, nonprofits, and investment organizations. He was CFO of a NYSE listed alternative energy company, held senior financial management positions with an oil & gas company and was on the board of directors of a NASDAQ listed technology company. For nonprofits, Hal is a board member and mentor for the SCORE Association–a volunteer organization that provides education and training to small businesses. Hal helps small businesses take advantage of new business opportunities, develop business plans, and find and qualify for financing. He is a principal at Blu Venture Investors; an active angel investing group supporting early-stage entrepreneurs. Hal serves on the board of directors for three of these companies. Hal holds a BS from Carnegie Mellon University, an MBA from the University of Chicago.