About Us

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 Reed

Ron Reed

CEO

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.

Monique Black

Monique Black

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.

Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Principal Advisor

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.

Scott Matthews

Scott Matthews

Venture Associate & Advisor, Capital

Scott is a former Financial Analyst specializing in operations and strategy. Scott came to Maco.la from Internet Brands where he helped drive operational strategies to increase its legal lead business. Prior to his experience in the tech industry Scott worked as a Business Analyst for AvalonBay Communities, Inc. where he focused on portfolio performance and strategy for Southern California and the Pacific Northwest. Scott graduated from James Madison University in 2014 with a degree in Finance and a concentration in Financial Analysis.

John Hong

John Hong

Director of Operations

John is an experienced legal and investment professional. Through his role as the head of operations at FinTech Clearing, LLC, a FINRA registered broker-dealer, he has extensive experience managing 15c2-4 separate accounts for the transmission and maintenance of payments for both private placement and registered securities offerings. John also oversees and manages all Trust activity. Read Less

Prior to FinTech Clearing, John worked in operations at Science, Inc., where he provided support to its portfolio companies from formation and corporation governance to bridge venture round financing. Prior to Science, John worked in Microsoft Corporation’s business practice group including: Merger & Acquisitions Corporate Governance, Domestic and International Tax, and Treasury. John earned a B.S in Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology from the University of Washington, and holds FINRA Series 7, 66 and 99 securities licenses.

 

 

 

Dawn Clark

Dawn Clark

Advisor, Talent

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.