Building relationships that spur investment in the companies, innovations, and people charting the future of healthcare. Our success hinges on the success of our investor members and the companies they discover through angelMD.

Building relationships that spur investment in the companies, innovations, and people charting the future of healthcare.

Meet the Team


Tobin Arthur

Mr. Arthur is a 25-year startup, investment, technology, and operations veteran and is a leading expert in physician online businesses. Tobin’s favorite part of combining private equity and crowd-funding is the disruptive nature of the Internet. It facilitates the leveling of the playing field – it allows us to democratize investing – a marketplace that has been ruled by the elites for decades.


Richard Wohns, MD, JD, MBA

Dr. Wohns is a graduate of Harvard College, the Yale University School of Medicine, and completed a residency in Neurosurgery at the University of Washington. He is a Board Certified neurosurgeon and founder of NeoSpine. Dr. Wohns received his MBA from the University of Washington and his JD from Seattle University School of Law.

SVP Professional Relations

Mark Mescher

Mark Mescher has worked in sales and management positions in the medical industry for the past 20 years. Initially starting his career in the urology, he has spent the last 15 of those years in the spine and orthopedic device markets the last 5 operating his own distributorship. Mark actively counsels startups on their their sales and distribution operations.

VP of Product / Information Security Officer

Scott Ely

Scott Ely is an executive with over 20 years’ experience leading product and security teams for some of the most complex and challenging technology companies. Scott is a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and has an Executive certification through Carnegie Mellon.

Sr. Director User Experience

Kelly Sandoval

Innovative, user-centered Designer with 13+ years of experience leading design agencies, established software companies, and start-ups. Proven team leader with expertise executing data driven designs and building brands with rich purposeful design solutions.

Chief Investment Officer

Jens Francis

Mr. Francis has spent over 20 years in Silicon Valley as a senior technologist, executive, and investor in fast growth companies in the fields of healthcare, cleantech, and education. Jens’ favorite thing about being a Silicon Valley leader is the ability to transform global industries through innovation in a manner that makes a great and positive impact on those industries.

Managing Director – Funds

Charles Emley, Jr.

Mr. Emley has over 30 years of finance and operations experience.  He has served as Corporate Officer, Partner and Managing Principal for Deloitte, Unisys, IBM and E.I. DuPont & Co. Formerly, he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary U.S. Department of Interior, in the Executive Office of the President and a US Army Captain. He uses his vast experience to lead investments in the angelMD network of companies.

SVP of Corporate Development

Dan Parsley

Dan Parsley has over 30 years of success launching, leading, growing and investing in technology-enabled businesses. He was previously a consultant with CSC, PwC and Accenture, assisting companies in their early through later stage capital raising and business strategy.

VP of Engineering

John Cox

Technology leader with more than 15 years of experience on a myriad of technology stacks. Clients with digital agencies have included Walmart and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Product experience has included developing high-throughput IoT platforms and ecommerce integrations. Loves building great products and great teams.

Scientific Advisory Board

angelMD works directly with our Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) as leaders of their specific specialty who act as advocates for the clinical review process for startups in our network.

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Contact Us


For inquiries about partnerships, contact our Denver Office.

Mark Mescher

angelMD Investing

For inquires about opportunities investing in angelMD contact our Houston office.

Dan Parsley

Syndicate Investing

For inquires about opportunities investing in startup syndicates contact our Houston office.

John Leader


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