Michael Chodos

General Counsel, Senior Vice President at Notarize, Inc.

Michael Chodos

Michael Chodos

General Counsel, Senior Vice President at Notarize, Inc.

Biography

Michael Chodos is a Senior Fellow at the Beeck Center for Social Impact & Innovation at Georgetown University, and leads the Center’s impact investing work. He is also the Senior Advisor to the US National Advisory Board on Impact Investing, the US’s arm of the Global Task Force on Impact Investing.

Recently, Michael was a Senior Fellow at Encore.org, working to develop social innovation and entrepreneurship strategy and engagement as well as policies and strategic partnerships supporting sustainability of the “encore” social enterprise. Michael is also principal of Monolith Strategic, which supports and accelerates startups in the media and technology sectors in market analysis, product focus and strategic partnerships.

Previously, Michael served as the Associate Administrator for the Office of Entrepreneurial Development in the US Small Business Administration, where he was responsible for overseeing the Agency’s nationwide counseling and training resources and programs for America’s entrepreneurs, as well as the Agency’s Regional Innovation Clusters program. The Agency counsels and trains over a million small businesses a year, helping provide a pipeline to billions of dollars in capital and helping start tens of thousands of job-creating new businesses each year. Michael also served as the Small Business Administration’s Deputy General Counsel. Before joining the Agency, Michael was the principal of a law practice which represented a diverse range of small business entrepreneurs, private equity investors, technology developers and content creators.

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Career Highlights

Notarize, Inc.

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75

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2

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Partner at Accel Partners LLC

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego

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Partner at Hanson Bridgett LLP

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Co-Faculty Director, Center for Responsible Business at University of California Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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Senior Vice President at Wells Fargo & Co.

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Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Foundation Capital LLC

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Member, Board of Directors at Pacific Community Ventures, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at ShotSpotter, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Galaxy Desserts, Inc.

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Founding Partner at Swander Pace Capital LLC

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Michael Chodos
General Counsel, Senior Vice President at Notarize, Inc.
Career History
General Counsel, Senior Vice President
2016 - Current

Notarize, Inc. provides digital remote notarization solution services. It offers a mobile notary signing service for mortgages, deeds, real estate documents, loan applications, loan modifications, structured settlement documents, walk through recording, debt consolidation documents, power of attorney documents, and other documents needing a notarization. The firm also provides title searches, as well as e-notarizing, e-signing, e-closing, and e-recording services. The company was founded by Patrick Kinsel and Adam Pase in 2015 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Boards & Committees
Board Member
Current

PACIFIC COMMUNITY VENTURES ENGAGES SMALL BUSINESSES, IMPACT INVESTORS, AND POLICYMAKERS TO BUILD AN ECONOMY THAT WORKS FOR EVERYONE. WE DO THIS BY EMPOWERING SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS WITH WORKING CAPITAL, FREE ADVICE AND MENTORSHIP, AND ACCESS TO THE NETWORKS THEY NEED TO GROW THEIR COMPANIES. OUR PROGRAMS STRENGTHEN LOCAL ECONOMIES, CREATE GOOD JOBS FOR WORKING PEOPLE, AND STIMULATE PRIVATE AND PUBLIC INVESTMENT IN UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

Pacific Community Ventures invests in small size companies located in the US, primarily in California. The firm target companies operating in the fields of specialty food products, ethnic products & services, health & wellness, custom, low-capital intensity manufacturing and environmentally-friendly focused products. They invests in MBOs, recapitalizations/restructurings, liquidity for family-owned businesses and growth capital requirements with an investment size of $1 - $4 million and enterprise value of $5 - $50 million.

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