Louisa Smith

Vice President

Prior to joining Gilmartin Group, Louisa worked as the Managing Director of the NO/LA Angel Network (NO/LAAN), a New Orleans based group of 135+ accredited Angel Investors. Louisa helped entrepreneurs grow businesses through fundraising, mentoring, and networking. She was responsible for leading NO/LAAN’s operations and deal flow activity, including due diligence, syndication, and portfolio management.

Additionally, Louisa serves as Manager of The Pelican Angel Fund, a pooled investment vehicle that commits Seed and Series A capital to high growth startup companies.

Louisa earned an MBA with a concentration in finance from Tulane’s AB Freeman School of Business after receiving her BA, Cum Laude, from Tulane in 2012.

Interesting Facts About Louisa
  • Expert parallel parker
  • Avid Nascar fan; because who doesn’t love watching fast cars turn left
  • Foster mom to dogs looking to break out of the shelter

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