Mentors

Joey Bargo
Baptist Health
Radiologist

 

Kevin Bazner
A&W Restaurants, Inc.
President and CEO

 

Stacey Hoskins Beeler
SnapDolls
Founder and CEO

 

Matt Bellis
Seikowave
Co-founder and President

 

Cynthia Bohn
Equus Run Vineyards
Owner

 

Anthony Bonner
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
Partner

 

A. Taylor Bright
Novoron Bioscience, Inc.
Co-founder and COO

 

Adam Brown
Marrow
Creative Director and Founder

 

Wells Bullard
Bullard
Vice President

 

Tendai Charasika
SuperFanU, Inc.
CEO

 

Brian Chellgren
Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
Attorney

 

Jennifer
Learning Design Consultant at Advantageous Learning Solutions

 

Andy Chopra
Banyan Investment Group
Chief Investment Officer

 

Jim Clifton
Bluegrass Vascular Technologies
Chief Operating Officer

 

Lauren Cosentino
Speech-Language Pathologist and Rehabilitation Services Manager

 

Aimee Cousoulis
GxP Pinch Hitting, LLC
Founder and President

 

Matt Craft
Craft Consulting, LLC
Consultant

 

Laurie Daugherty
Montague Law, PLLC
Attorney

 

Adam Evans
Transylvania University
Assistant Professor of Management and Business Technologies

 

Bob Farinelli
Entrepreneur and Inventor

 

Hannah Farley
Valvoline
Digital Change Management Lead

 

Richard Gersony
Medmovie
CEO

 

Mac Glidewell
Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs (GSE)
Director

 

David Goodnight
Blue Grass Angels
Manager of the Bluegrass Angel Venture Fund

 

Mariam Gorjian
UK Venture Studio
Program Manager

 

Kristen Guth
University of Kentucky Department of Communication
Postdoctoral Scholar

 

Tim Guthrie
Management
Founder & President

 

Shane Hadden
Float Money
Founder

 

LaShana Harris
Babylocity
Founder & CEO

 

Michael Hartman
Frogdice
CEO

 

Pang Hartman
Frogdice
VP & Creative Designer

 

Dean Harvey
UK Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship
Former Executive Director

 

David Hasler
Breakthrough Solutions Consulting, LLC
Owner & President

 

Eric Hauck
MEP Equine Solutions
Founder & President

 

Len Heller
University of Kentucky
Retired Vice President, Commercialization and Economic Development

 

Phil Holoubek
Lexington’s Real Estate Co.
CEO

 

David Horohov
UK Gluck Equine Center
Interim Director

 

Heather Howell
Brown-Forman Corp.
Director of Innovation

 

Sandee Huang
UK International Center
Budget Officer

 

Kerry Irwin
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
Associate

 

Joe Kratzat
Foxio
Software Developer and Partner

 

Raja Krishnan
University of Kentucky
Commercialization Manager

 

Daniel Lau
UK Electrical & Computer Engineering
Professor

 

Patrick Lawless
Biological Prospects LLC
Founder, President and CEO

 

Brian Luftman
American Farm Investors
Founder and President

 

Brian Mackey
Engi-Mat
CEO

 

JT Marburger
Incentive Marketing, Insignia Promotions, Renew Merchandise
Founder

 

Ben Marsico
Belcan Engineering
Operations Manager

 

Adam Martin
Mtn. & Co.
Founder & Creative Director

 

John Meister
Super Soul
Co-founder

 

Jonathan Melman
Lumenari
VP, Product

 

Will Montague
Montague Law
Attorney

 

Nate Morris
Rubicon Global
Founder, Chairman and CEO

 

Gregg Morton
WeStyle
Co-founder & CEO

 

Kayla Mount
SuperFan
Co-founder

 

Paul Mulhollem
Archer Daniels Midland
Retired President & COO

 

Warren Nash
UK Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship
Executive Director

 

Sean O’Leary
Kentucky Science & Technology Corp.
Associate Vice President

 

Taunya Phillips
University of Kentucky
Assistant VP for Commercialization & Economic Development

 

Julia Truitt Poynter
Translyvania university / Julia Truitt Poynter Consulting
Associate Professor and Owner

 

Jon Prescott
Scante.net
CEO

 

Elaine Ramesh
Flener IP & Business Law LLC
Partner

 

John Reinhart
Center for Long Term Care Innovation
CEO

 

Kevin Richardson
Mechanical Engineer & Entrepreneur

 

Cassidy Rouse
Peloton
Vice President of New Market Development

 

Ken Sagan
Stoll Keenon Ogden
Attorney

 

Terry Samuel
Stoll Keenon Ogden
Attorney

 

Fausto Sarmiento
Bluegrass SBDC
Senior Consultant

 

Lumy Sawaki
UK Rehabilitation
Associate Professor

 

Tony Schmidt
GreekTrack
Founder & CEO

 

Ben Self
West Sixth Brewing
Co-founder

 

Don Skaggs
Inventors Network KY
President

 

Kendra Steele, Ph.D.
TEC Biosciences
Director of Clinical Testing

 

Randall Stevens
ArchVision, Mersive, Punndit
Serial Entrepreneur

 

Ben Streepey
Lexmark
Vice President

 

April Turley
Commonwealth Commercialization Center (C3)
Directory

 

Bruce Walcott
UK Electrical & Computer Engineering
Professor

 

George Ward
UK Coldstream Research Campus
Executive Director

 

Bruce Webb
UK Entomology
Professor

 

Rick West
Field Agent
CEO and Co-Founder

 

Rod Wolford
Angel Investor and Von Allmen Center Advisory Board Member

 

Jock Wols
RiskDesk
CEO and Founder

 

Kelly Wright
Lexmark International
Analytical Chemist

 

Mary Beth Wright
Messer Construction Co.
Business Development Executive

 

Chris Young
Bluegrass Angels
Chairman

 

Brad Zapp
Connetic Ventures
Founder

 

Joseph Zwischenberger
Chair
UK Department of Surgery