Maco.la invests capital and resources into innovative enterprises seeking to optimize and accelerate their business with the use of blockchain technology.
Vision & Strategy
We allocate capital and talent to opportunities where we can impact the outcomes. Our deep involvement in the space presents investment opportunities where we foresee superior returns.
Our Advisory team collaborates with companies to curate and develop leading blockchain projects and accelerate additional business initiatives by leveraging our exclusive Advisory Framework. Our Capital supports blockchain initiatives by making senior and co-investment into companies where we can accelerate their business and impact the outcomes. Our Talent service assists our clients to identify and secure top talent necessary to execute and scale blockchain projects and initiatives.
Maco.la seeks opportunities for its complimentary service lines across all industries and enterprises interested in leveraging the benefits of blockchain technology.
Meet our Team
Ron brings the demonstrated ability and instinct to identify, assess and lead attractive investment opportunities in numerous niche software and information services markets. Ron’s experience include various leadership, board and investor roles in operating and investment businesses including NWP Services Corporation, Seneca Partners, Adesso Solution, Compendia Bio, Endeavor Capital Management, Harbinger Corporation, Emerald Intelligence, Online Technologies, Operon Partners, 7th Online and the Marathon Fund.Read More
Principal Advisor, Talent
Monique brings over 25 years of People Leadership and Consulting experience lending her Human Resources expertise across multiple industries of various sizes and at varying stages of growth. She has spent most of her career working with dynamic high-tech and service companies in both private and publicly traded sectors. She has also served in senior leadership and advisory roles for public agencies and non-profit organizations.Read More
Monique is an expert at helping companies and teams calmly navigate operational complexities and changes that occur during day-to-day operations and within any phase of the business life cycle, whether it’s start-up, expansion, turn around, or merger and acquisition. Partnering with the companies she serves, Monique utilizes a consultative approach to understand objectives and develop creative solutions to address business and human capital needs.
As a leader in talent acquisition and workforce management, Monique translates vision and strategies into actionable, value-added results that improve operational effectiveness and drive profitability.
Principal Advisor, Capital
Sheri is an accomplished finance professional with over 25 years of equity sales and leadership experience, previously serving as the Head of the Equities Division at Wedbush for sixteen years. Under her leadership, Wedbush published the first Wall Street research report on the topic of Bitcoin and Blockchain in 2013, and was one of the first financial services firms to start investing in the sector. Prior to joining Wedbush, Sheri spent ten years at Oppenheimer as an Institutional Equity Research Salesperson.Read More
In addition to being an influential spearheading cutting edge initiatives in the financial sector, Sheri has been and remains an active leader within her community, serving on the boards of schools and a startup healthcare company. Sheri is a graduate of the State University of New York at Binghamton.
Michael is a former Project Director at Hawkins Way Capital. In addition, Michael was also previously a Principal at Strome Partners, an investment firm, located in Santa Monica, California, where he served on the Executive Committee and directed the marketing and client services efforts with AUM in excess of one billion dollars.Read More
Michael’s industry contacts and business relationships have allowed him to acquire and maintain access within both the investment management field and the technology industry, including experts in computer engineering and computer science as well as capital introduction, trading and fund administration. Michael is a graduate of the Defense Information School for Public Affairs and a US Army veteran.
Alan “Koz” Kostrinsky
Alan has 25 years of experience in sales, business development and project management. Previously, Alan served as a Director in Pricewaterhouse Cooper’s New Ventures Practice where he was leading business development on Blockchain initiatives focused on Assurance Solutions in the US and abroad. Prior to PwC, Alan also served in business development and project management roles at Auerbach Grayson, Citadel and ConvergEx.Read More
Lana Reeve has spent more than two dozen years representing technology companies and clients in the U.S., Africa, and Europe in complex financial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, securities law compliance, and compliance with consumer protection laws, utilities laws, payment processing, money transmission, U.S. Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), USA PATRIOT Act and anti-money laundering laws (MSB/AML).Read More
Dawn Clark has 20 years of Human Resources leadership experience in high growth, technical start-up environments. Dawn currently serves as an Advisor with Maco.la Talent Advisory Services.Read More
Dawn has a degree in Psychology from Stony Brook University, Human Resources Management Certification from UC Irvine, and is a Senior Certified HR Professional (SHRM-SCP and SPHR)