Based in Atlanta and NYC, David Nethero is President of Nethero Management Company which is actively involved in high potential new start ups. In addition he serves as Managing Director at Golden Seeds, the largest angel investor network in the US.
David authored Mental Mastery of Chemotherapy (www.yourmentalmastery.com) a book designed to help chemo patients develop and maintain positive mental imagery through the use of meditation.
In 2001 David joined his wife Susan in the management of Intimacy, a retailer specializing in Bra Fitting and during the next decade grew the business to 18 stores nation wide with revenues just shy iof $40M. In 2012 they sold the company and remain on the Intimacy Board as minority share holders and play an active role as advisors and ambassadors for Intimacy.
Guest lecturer at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.
Prior to Intimacy, David had 25 years business and marketing leadership at Dow Chemical, Union Carbide, Amoco and British Petroleum.
At these fortune 100 companies served in numerous senior executive positions including an M&A assignment while at Amoco focused on high performance specialty materials businesses for the semiconductor market and subsequently served as GM of the acquired company.
Susan is An Entrepreneur, Investor, Keynote Speaker and Marketing Strategist, who is passionate about new business development and professional mentorship of entrepreneurs.
Her career is best described in three chapters:
THIRD CHAPTER- Mentor, Business Coach and Angel Investor for Women’s Owned Businesses
Susan is managing director for Golden Seeds, angel investment firm, the largest angel firm in the country dedicated to funding women’s owned and managed businesses in the USA.
Susan sits on Advisory Boards with Wise Investment Fund (ACE), Blamtastics, Garnish & Gather, and she advises consumer companies such as Julie Bee’s, Memi, and La Lure.
Additionally, she is active Foundation board member of Committee of 200, the Regional Chair for Southeast, and the Membership Committee.
SECOND CHAPTER- Entrepreneur/ Founder of Intimacy Specialty Stores
Susan’s entrepreneurial experience in marketing, strategy and business development with Intimacy spanned a 20 year commitment where she built a specialty lingerie chain of 18 stores in major markets across the USA and grew revenues to 38 million in Sales.
Her expertise in marketing, sales and customer satisfaction for this women’s brand helped Intimacy achieve national acclaim to aid in the national branding of the retail company.
Susan was recognized as an expert in women’s self esteem and bra fitting across the globe, where she appeared as “the Bra Whisperer” on national shows such as OPRAH, DR. OZ, THE TODAY SHOW and many more !
FIRST CHAPTER - Corporate Marketing Executive with World Class Companies
Susan also spent 20 years in the corporate world with executive strategic assignments for Marketing Corporation of America, Time life Video, and Xerox Learning Systems, who are all world -class marketers. She enjoyed new business development with a focus on building new brands and product lines through product development and marketing.