Our Team

Leveraging decades of experience to collaborate with founders.

Libby Hollingshead


University of Washington, BA in Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies


Chief of Staff

As Chief of Staff, Libby Hollingshead brings her experience executing on vision, solving problems, and helping teams be successful to Tola Capital and its portfolio companies.

Prior to joining Tola, Libby served as Chief of Staff to Washington State Lieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib. While in the Lieutenant Governor’s office, she led a dynamic team operating in both the legislative and executive branches of government and a portfolio of programs that consisted of international relations, economic development, and expanding opportunity and access to higher education.

Additionally, she oversaw a non-profit organization associated with the Lieutenant Governor’s Office, the Washington State Leadership Board, which administers leadership development programs.

In addition to her time in the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, Libby was a staff member in the State Senate and State House of Representatives.