Trista Van Tine
Director, Ann Arbor Entrepreneurs Fund
Philanthropic Services & A2EF
(734) 663-0401 x122
As the Director for the Ann Arbor Entrepreneurs Fund (A2EF), Trista works to link business success to community success and develop a network for the local high-growth startup community. Her passion for inspiring positive social impact and innovation drive Trista’s commitment to developing solutions within A2EF. Joining the AAACF team in 2020, Trista is returning to her Michigander roots after 15 years of experience across the US and Europe serving as a trusted partner to tech entrepreneurs and corporate executives on strategy, marketing, venture investment and operations.This includes work as a founding member of AXA Venture Partners VC firm in San Francisco. In her personal time, she champions the causes of access to education, human and animal welfare and the environment. She has a bachelors from the University of Michigan and graduate degrees in global media & communications from the London School of Economics and the University of Southern California.