An Encino attorney, Matt Crowley, has been elected as president of the Los Angeles Venture Association.

Crowley had previously served as secretary of the organization that supports growth and middle market companies with access to funding and technical assistance.

Crowley is founder and head of Crowley Corporate Legal Strategy, a firm offering corporate legal services to entrepreneurs looking to grow their businesses. Previous to starting the firm, Crowley worked at law firms in San Francisco, was general counsel for a startup software firm, and lawyer for Technicolor Home Entertainment Services in Camarillo.

He is also author of “Getting in the Game: Guiding Your Startup Through the World of Venture Capital and Angel Investors.”

Mark R. Madler