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Michele Weigand

Thirty years of Finance, Business Development & Marketing experience working within the high tech, real estate, mortgage & insurance industries.


Michele Weigand was the Chief Investment Officer, CFO and COO for the Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation (KTEC). KTEC invested in companies that are developing or commercializing new technologies. KTEC made equity or convertible debenture investments in innovative technology companies.


Before joining KTEC, Weigand worked for GE Insurance Solutions & GE Mortgage Insurance in business development and product development. As VP of Business Development at GE Mortgage Insurance, Weigand led investments into internet opportunities, including Lending Tree.com. Weigand represented GE as the board seat for several equity investments. As Global New Product Development Leader, Weigand developed & managed a worldwide product development process for the $8B reinsurance company. Weigand is a quality Master Black Belt.


Prior to GE, Weigand served as Director of Business Development at Interealty, a software company, for 6 years. Weigand managed and sold 2 divisions prior to leading the sale of Interealty to GEAC in 1998. Weigand served as Controller for a Real Estate firm in Virginia for 9 years before joining Interealty.


Weigand grew up in Derby, Kansas. She received her bachelor's degree in accounting from University of Kansas and her master's in business administration from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Weigand is also a Certified Public Accountant.

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CritiTech - specializes in optimizing the delivery of challenging drug substances-- potent molecules, poorly soluble compounds and biomolecules.

 

 

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NetWork Kansas - devoted to the growth of entrepreneurship and small businesses throughout the state of Kansas.

 

 

Equity Bank - Kansas City Business Development Advisory Board.