Who we are
Trista Van Tine
Trista Van Tine is the Executive Director of the Ann Arbor Entrepreneurs Fund (A2EF). After spending the first part of her career working on innovation initiatives in financial services she transitioned to the entrepreneurial space. She served as one of the first 10 employees at three early-stage startups in London, Los Angeles and Geneva, and was a founding member and investment associate of AXA Venture Partners first $250 million venture capital fund in San Francisco. As a Michigan native, she now dedicates her time to creating programs that help Washtenaw County entrepreneurs grow their businesses while finding creative opportunities for them to support their community. Outside of work, you can find her hiking or paddleboarding with her rescue dogs.