Our Advisors

Navin Goyal

Navin Goyal

Navin serves as CEO of LOUD Capital and drives the company vision on how venture capital can be a vehicle toward education, empowerment, and investment in businesses that have a positive impact.

Prior to co-founding LOUD Capital, Navin practiced anesthesia in a large hospital-based practice and was Medical Director for several years in a community hospital that incorporated growth, efficiency, and customer service. His first entrepreneurial venture was co-founding SmileMD, a mobile anesthesia company that provides access to care currently servicing patients all over the state of Ohio.

Navin received his MD from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and trained in anesthesiology at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

Kayne Grau

Kayne Grau

Kayne serves as the Vice President, Dealer Inventory Solutions at KAR Global.

Kayne is a proven senior executive with exceptional track record building and reinvigorating businesses across various sectors. He is passionate about creating high performing teams and a culture that is motivating and empowering for all involved.

Kayne was instrumental in the sale of the following companies:

  • Apartments.com to the CoStar Group for $585M (Kayne served as CTO)
  • DRIVIN to KAR Auction Services for $43M (Kayne served as Co-Founder & CEO)

Kayne received his BS in Business Administration from National Lewis University.

Dorri McWhorter

Dorri McWhorter

Dorri is CEO of the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, a social enterprise focused on eliminating racism and empowering women. A socially-conscious business leader, Dorri was previously a partner at Crowe Horwath LLP, one of the largest accounting firms in the U.S., and currently serves on the Board of Directors for William Blair Funds, Skyway Concession Company (Chicago Skyway), and numerous civic and social impact organizations.

Dorri lead the process for the YWCA to develop an exchange traded fund (ETF) for women’s empowerment (NYSE: WOMN) in partnership with Impact Shares, which is the first non-profit investment advisor to develop an ETF product. Dorri was included in the inaugural list of “The Blue Network”, comprised of the top 100 innovators in Chicago, by Chicago Tribune and was a 2019 Inductee in the Chicago Innovation Hall of Fame.

Dorri received a BBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Lake Forest College.

Amy Littleton

Amy Littleton

Amy is Executive Vice President and Managing Director of KemperLesnik, a public relations, sports marketing, events and content marketing agency.

Amy is a PR strategist and business leader who is focused on delivering powerful communication and integrated brand activation programs to the agency’s corporate, consumer and sports clients. Amy’s goal is to combine storytelling with technology to connect brands and people in meaningful ways.

Amy holds a MBA from Loyola’s Quinlan School of Business and a BS from Florida State University. She is past president of the Public Relations Society of America Chicago, sits on the board of the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation, chairs the Marketing and Communications Forum at the Executive’s Club of Chicago and is founder and president of the non-profit Friends of Catherine and Channel Lakes.

Tyrre Burks

Tyrre Burks

As a former professional and lifelong athlete, Tyrre has dedicated his life to making a positive impact on amateur sports. As the Founder/CEO of Player’s Health, Tyrre has become a recognized sports entrepreneur. Tyrre’s passion for impact sports drove him to create one of the most influential companies in amateur sports, working with more than 2,000 sports organizations with over 200,000 coaches and 3 million athletes.

Tyrre’s mission in life is to make the world of youth sports a better, safer, more secure place.