Nancy Philippart

Nancy Philippart

Co-Founder & General Partner

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Nancy Philippart is General Partner and co-founder of BELLE Michigan, an early stage venture fund that invests in women led start-ups.

She serves as Co-Director of the Global Executive Track Doctorate Program at Wayne State University and is adjunct faculty in the College of Engineering and Mike Ilitch School of Business.  She consults with new business ventures and is currently on the boards of several technology start-ups.

Nancy has been an engineer and global business executive for 30 years in the automobile industry.  Most recently, she was Executive Director, GM Accessories, a $1 billion plus General Motors Corporation new venture that helps sell vehicles and grow corporate profits by enabling vehicle personalization at point of sale.  She has extensive experience in international management and operations, product development, strategic planning and new venture start-ups.

Nancy has a PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering, MA in Economics and BS in Industrial Engineering from Wayne State University and MS in biomedical engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nancy Philippart is General Partner and co-founder of BELLE Michigan, an early stage venture fund that invests in women owned, led or managed start-ups.

She serves as Co-Director of the Global Executive Track Doctorate Program at Wayne State University and also teaches in both the MBA and Engineering Masters Management Programs at the university. She is a consultant to new business ventures and is currently on the boards of Work Truck Solutions and BriteHub.

Nancy has been an engineer and global business executive for 30 years in the automobile industry. She has extensive experience in international management and operations, product development, strategic planning and new venture start-ups.