Bridget Odorcic

Bridget has been with Canvas since inception and joined the Morgenthaler finance team in 2005. In conjunction with Canvas, Bridget also serves as the Operations & Fund Compliance Manager at Morgenthaler Ventures and MPE Partners. Prior to that, she provided accounting and paralegal support for Frantz Ward, a law firm headquartered in Cleveland. She has also held various roles in corporate accounting, human resources, office administration and management. Bridget holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Cleveland State University. In her spare time, she enjoys her early morning workouts and spending time with her family.

Vikki Recktenwald

Vikki joined the finance team in January 2013. This is her first foray into the VC world, coming from a long history in corporate finance at companies like Siemens, Philips, and Varian. She holds degrees in accounting, environmental compliance and liberal arts. She loves trouble shooting, creating processes and making everything balance.

In her free time, Vikki enjoys working on her house and garden, spending time with her family and volunteering as a mentor for women undergoing difficult life changes.

Stephanie White

Stephanie joined the Canvas finance team in 2014. In conjunction with Canvas, Stephanie also serves as the Manager of Finance at Morgenthaler Ventures and MPE Partners. She started her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers where she focused on multi-national corporate tax provisions as well as corporate, partnership, and high net worth individual tax planning and compliance.

Stephanie earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and her Master of Accountancy, with an emphasis in taxation, from Gonzaga University.  Stephanie is an active Certified Public Accountant in the state California.  In her spare time, Stephanie enjoys traveling off the beaten path with her family.

Nicole Mitchel

Nicole joined the Canvas finance team in January 2016 as a Fund Accountant. In conjunction with Canvas, Nicole also serves as a Fund Accountant at Morgenthaler Ventures and MPE Partners.  Before relocating to the Bay Area, she spent five years at Rockefeller & Co., Inc. in New York City. While there, she held accounting positions in corporate finance as well as in the fiduciary trusts and estates division. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management from Pace University.

When she isn’t working, Nicole enjoys nature documentaries, cooking, and planning her next trip to her hometown of St. Thomas.

Ian Cruz

Ian is a senior fund accountant at Canvas Ventures. He joined the firm in their Menlo Park office in August 2014. In conjunction with Canvas, Ian also serves as the Senior Fund Accountant at Morgenthaler Ventures and MPE Partners.  Ian previously worked at PwC in their assurance practice, where he primarily served clients in the life science and venture capital industries. He is a Certified Public Accountant (active) and has a bachelor’s degree in business economics from University of California, Los Angeles.

Outside of work, Ian coaches an amateur boxing team and is the treasurer Dreamland Boxing, a non-profit organization. He also enjoys traveling, running half-marathons, and spending time with friends and family.

Travis Boettner


Travis has been with Canvas since inception and is responsible for all aspects of accounting, tax, reporting, and compliance for Canvas. In conjunction with Canvas, Travis also serves as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer at Morgenthaler Ventures and MPE Partners. Travis began his career in PwC’s San Jose office where he spent five years in their Private Company Services group.

Travis earned his Bachelor of Science in Management Science from the University of California, San Diego and he earned his Certificate of Advanced Accounting Proficiency from Santa Clara University. Travis is also a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).