Tom Heywood, vice-chairman of the new West Virginia Growth Investment fund, details the new statewide angel fund that will invest in small businesses, beside Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and Appalachian Regional Commission co-chairman Earl Gohl.
Tom Heywood, West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin, Appalachin Regional Conference Commissioner Earl f. Gohl, Keith Burdette Cabinet Secretery WV Department of Commerce announce the West Virginia Angel Investment Fund to Help Boost Local Business. The new fund will pool capital resources and business connections of accredited investors to help develop and provide new investments in growth-oriented start-up and well-established private companies. Bowles Rice managing partner Tom Heywood will serve as vice-chairman of the new fund. Bob Wojcieszak/Daily Mail