Jordanna Schutz manages Birchaven Group and invests in, advises, and sometimes launches early stage companies.  

Jordanna serves on the board or as a board observer for several portfolio companies.  Previously, she led the development of new products, features, and strategic business segments at, founded a financial transaction platform called Lucidity Inc., and served on the board of Provide Commerce. She later worked in the public service, holding civil positions in security and defense for the U.S. federal government, and working for a Presidential Administration. She serves non profit boards including Starfall Education, Ultimate Peace, and the Advisory Board of the Union of Concerned Scientists. She also manages Pactolus Ventures and is is an operating partner with Blackhorn Ventures.  She holds an AB in Physics and Mathematics from Harvard University, an MS from the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, and an MBA from the MIT.