Northland Angel Investors Network - Organization

Experienced investors, leaders, and business developers


The NAIN Organization is comprised of a team of investing members and experienced business people. As a team, they review businesses, select businesses to be presented to the entire membership pool and assist entrepreneurs with connections and funding. The Northland Angel Investor Network team is grouped in 4 categories:

Executive Team

Dave Palmstein leads the NAIN team as Managing Director, delivering his years of seasoned expertise and leadership experience to help connect entrepreneurs with investors and funding opportunities.

Dave's leadership is capably supported by Clay County Economic Development Executive Director Jim Hampton. Read their bios below.

Governing Committee

The Governing Committee serves as the executive board of NAIN, and is comprised of a team of select investor members dedicated to NAIN's mission. The Governing Committee assures that NAIN serves the needs of all investing members.

Assessment Committee

The Assessment Committee reviews executive summaries and business plans and selects qualified businesses to present to NAIN's network of investors at monthly meetings. Experienced investors with unique business and technical skills compose the Assessment Committee.

Staff and Network of Resources

NAIN's staff and resources consist of financial analysts, business analysts, technical experts, operations experts, experienced marketeers, sales people, and legal and accounting experts.

David Palmstein

NAIN Managing Director

Mr. Palmstein provides over 25+ years of business start-up and growth experience in the intelligent device, manufacturing and medical industries.

David has established highly efficient product development, sales, and manufacturing operations domestically and internationally. Mr. Palmstein is the primary developer of the PMM system that effectively identifies early stage investment opportunities, tracks performance and provides a clear roadmap to consistently achieve superior returns on investments. The model is highly effective for rapidly building companies from inception to over $250 million.
NAIN provides an exceptional opportunity for both entrepreneurs and investors to build world-class companies right here in the Northland.