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Bill Trainor

Bill is a co-founder of both Mutual Capital Partners and Access Ventures Fund (2000). He leads the software practice for Mutual Capital Partners and has been an active angel investor since 1997.  Until starting both venture funds, Bill was Senior Vice President-Head of E-Commerce Investment Banking at McDonald Investments, an investment bank acquired by Key Corp. At McDonald Investments, he focused on consumer, retail, healthcare, and service companies working closely with companies that were using technology to expand and complement their existing business structure. Bill joined McDonald Investments in 1994 after graduating from Columbia University with an A.B. in Political Science.


He serves on the non-profit board of the Pennsylvania Venture Capital Association, founded in 1982 to catalyze venture investment and entrepreneurialism in Western Pennsylvania.

Contact Bill at

or (216) 577-4408

Wayne Wallace

Wayne is a co-founder of Mutual Capital Partners and leads the firm’s medical device investing practice.Previously, Wayne worked in investment banking for both National City Investments and McDonald & Company.  Wayne was the first employee hired by the new co-heads of the investment banking group and played an integral role in sourcing and executing transactions, recruiting talented professionals, and significantly growing the group’s revenue.  Wayne performed substantial financial, economic, and industry analysis and provided client advice, financial structuring, and investor contacts for companies seeking to raise capital or engage in merger, acquisition, and divestiture activities.  His investment banking experience includes engagements with numerous private and public companies and represents billions in transaction volume.

Wayne holds a B.S. in in Business Administration with a specialty in Finance from The Ohio State University and was named. He serves as Immediate Past Chairman on the Lakewood Catholic Academy board of directors and resides in Lakewood, OH with his wife Kristen and 3 children. 

Contact Wayne at 

or (216) 577-5647


Liz Todia

Liz Todia, Principal, is a graduate of the University of Dayton where she received a B.S. in Entrepreneurship and Finance with honors. Prior to joining MCP, she spent two years managing the Flyer Angels Fund, a $1 million seed investment fund investing in early stage, Ohio-based technology companies. Liz's responsibilities at MCP include deal flow sourcing, due diligence, portfolio company support and investor relations. She currently serves as Executive Co-Chair of VentureNext, a professional peer group of rising venture capitalists that represents over 100 funds and over $8B AUM. Additionally, she is on the selection committee for the Medtech Launch Fund, a member of the Crotty Center Advisory Council at the University of Dayton, and the West Side Catholic Center Associate Board.

Contact Liz at

or (216) 527-7383

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