Jeffrey Carter is an angel investor and independent trader. From 1988-2011 he was an independent floor trader at the CME. He served on the CME Board of Directors. In April of 2007, he co-founded Hyde Park Angels, one of the most active angel groups in the United States. He is currently raising an early stage VC fund, West Loop Ventures. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Business, and has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business.