Jody Vanderwel

Jody Vanderwel

Managing Partner

Jody Vanderwel is one of the managing partners of Grand Angels Venture Fund II.

From 2005 – 2016, she served as President of Grand Angels and oversaw all deal sourcing, investing and portfolio management for the fund.  Jody worked several years in private practice before joining Herman Miller as Corporate Counsel and then Vice President for Corporate Giving.

Jody is currently a member of the Michigan Venture Capital Association Board, the Michigan Accelerator Fund I Advisory Board, the Plymouth Venture Partners Fund III Advisory Board, the Baker Publishing Group Board, and the Fuller Theological Seminary Board. In February of 2014, Governor Snyder appointed her to a four-year term on the Michigan Strategic Fund. She is the former Chair of the Priority Health Board.

Jody holds a B.A. degree from the University of Colorado and a J.D. degree from Washington University in St. Louis.