Management Team

Catherine Mott

Managing Partner

Catherine is the former Chairman of the Board for the National Angel Capital Association and the Angel Resource Institute. She is also the Founder of The BlueTree Allied Angels. Catherine has served on a number of advisory boards including the SEC council for Emerging Businesses.


David Motley

Managing Partner

David is a Principal at Optimal Strategix Group and Headwaters SC. He is also 7 year Board Member at Heritage Valley Health System and former VP and GM at Respironics and Covidien.


Roger Byford

Managing Partner

Roger is a successful entrepreneur and investor. He is the founder and past CEO/Chairman of Vocollect Inc. Roger is also the past president of TiE Pittsburgh.


Jon Pastor

Venture Partner

Jon is a successful technology executive and entrepreneur. He is the founder of Rent Jungle and CommunityElf. Previously, he has held management and executive positions at Google, Microsoft (Xbox team), and McKinsey & Co.



Gary Glausser

Senior Technical Adviser

Gary is a CPA, former principal at Birch mere Venture Partners and past president of the Pittsburgh Venture Capital Association.

Peter M. DeComo

Senior Technical Adviser

Pete is a successful serial entrepreneur, founder and past CEO of Renal Solutions. Pete is the current CEO at ALung Technologies.

David Charlton

Technical Adviser

David is an experienced angel investor, mentor, and former Director of New Business Development at Corning.

Darrin Grove

Technical Adviser

Darrin is the CEO at TrueFit, an accomplished angel investor, and technology innovator.

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BlueTree Venture Fund
P.O. Box 1323
Wexford, PA 15090