Jeffrey Carter is an angel investor and independent trader. In April of 2007, he co-founded Hyde Park Angels, one of the most active angel groups in the United States. He is a former member of the CME Board of Directors. Currently, he is raising a VC fund, West Loop Ventures. He invests in people first, who use technology to transform industries. His portfolio companies enable the pursuit of happiness to be realized.
He is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Business and has an MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth Graduate School of Business. Mr. Carter is a long suffering fan of Chicago pro sports teams. As a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan-see his Twitter profile picture, he will attend Chicago White Sox games at United States Cellular Field if you have good seats and the first beer is on you.
Mr. Carter is a Trustee at the National World War Two Museum in New Orleans, LA. The museum has been designated by Congress as the nation’s museum for all things World War Two. He is also a member of the Economic Club of Chicago.