Ms. Anna Maria Nekoranec is a co-founder and Director at Advanced Nanotechnology Solutions, Inc and serves as Head of Finance and Investor Relations of ANSI Capital. She has twenty years of experience investing in and developing leading edge technology companies in the United States and Europe.

Ms. Nekoranec is the founder of LBK Capital LLC, a family office for private investing. Prior to founding LBK Capital, she was a partner and managing director of Investor Growth Capital, a $2 billion private equity and venture capital firm focused on technology and healthcare investments in the U.S. and Europe. She has also been a director of the Safeguard International Fund and a Senior Investment Manager of CMS Companies.

Ms. Nekoranec has been an active board member in over 10 privately held companies. Her representative investments include Bredbandsbolaget (acquired by Telenor), ALD Vacuum Technologies (acquired by Advanced Metallurgical Group) and Scanwafer (acquired by Renewable Energy Corporation). She also currently serves on the Jefferson Scholarship regional selection committee for the University of Virginia and is a board member of Forty Carrots, a non-profit organization focused on parenting. She previously served on the Jefferson Scholarship national selection committee of the University of Virginia and the National Campaign Board. She is the co-author of How to Buy a Business: Entrepreneurship through Acquisition.

Ms. Nekoranec holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Modern Studies from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.