Mentors

Jeni Al Bahrani
Director
Transylvania University Center for Entrepreneurship

 

Bret Anderson
President & Founder of Cohesion LLC

 

Dal Barrett
Fractional CFO Services For Small Business Entrepreneurs

 

Kevin Bazner
A&W Restaurants
President and CEO

 

Cynthia Bohn
Equus Run Vineyards
Owner

 

Anthony Bonner
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
Partner

 

A. Taylor Bright
Serial Entrepreneur in BioMed/Healthcare
Founder of Multiple Startups

 

Adam Brown
Marrow
Creative Director and Founder

 

Tim Brown
Financial Advisor at Mutual of Omaha

 

Wells Bullard
Bullard
Vice President

 

Brian Chellgren
Dentons
Attorney

 

Jennifer Chien
Learning Design Consultant at Advantageous Learning Solutions
Founder

 

Lauren Cosentino
Speech-Language Pathologist and Rehabilitation Services Manager

 

Aimee Cousoulis
GxP Pinch Hitting, LLC
Founder and President

 

Matt Craft
Craft Consulting, LLC
Consultant

 

Silas Deane
VendEngine
CEO and Founder

 

Bob Farinelli
Entrepreneur and Inventor

 

Patrick Fortier
Jackson Square Partners

 

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

 

Tim Guthrie
BaseHere & CFO Services Group
Co-Founder/President

 

Shane Hadden
Float Money
Founder

 

Michael Hartman
Frogdice
CEO

 

Pang Hartman
Frogdice
VP & Creative Designer

 

David Hasler
Breakthrough Solutions Consulting, LLC
Owner & President

 

Eric Hauck
MEP Equine Solutions
Founder & President

 

Phil Holoubek
Lexington’s Real Estate Company
CEO

 

Joshua Konowe
Blacksky
Senior Director of Analytical Products

 

Joe Kratzat
Foxio
Software Developer and Partner

 

Brian Luftman
American Farm Investors
Founder and President

 

Geoff Marietta
University of the Cumberlands
Entrepreneur in Residence

 

Ben Marsico
Belcan Engineering
Operations Manager

 

Adam Martin
Makers of Sport
Founder & Creative Director

 

Ian McClure
UK Innovate
Associate Vice President for Research Innovation and Economic Impact

 

Nick McRae
Meta Construction Technologies, LLC
Co-Founder

 

John Meister
Super Soul
Co-founder

 

Jake Michul
Dentons
Partner

 

Kinga Mnich
The Ziva Way, LLC
Founder

 

Will Montague
Montague Law
Attorney

 

Nate Morris
Rubicon Global
Founder, Chairman and CEO

 

Gregg Morton
WeStyle
Co-founder & CEO

 

Kayla Mount
SuperFan
Co-founder

 

Sean O’Leary
Framebridge
Product Manager

 

Brad Patrick
University of Kentucky
Executive in Residence

 

Taunya Phillips
Director
Office of Technology Commercialization

 

John Reinhart
Center for Long Term Care Innovation
CEO

 

Kevin Richardson
Mechanical Engineer & Entrepreneur

 

Jacob Roney
Colt Neck Labs LLC
Vice President

 

Cassidy Rouse
Peloton
Vice President of New Market Development

 

Ken Sagan
Stoll Keenon Ogden
Attorney

 

Terry Samuel
Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation
President

 

Tony Schmidt
GreekTrack
Founder & CEO

 

Don Skaggs
Inventors Network KY
President

 

Larry W. Smith
Advanced Technology and Creative Marketing
Executive

 

Randall Stevens
ArchVision, Mersive, Punndit
Serial Entrepreneur

 

George Ward
UK Coldstream Research Campus
Executive Director

 

Rick West
Field Agent
CEO and Co-Founder

 

Rod Wolford
Bluegrass Angel Investors
Retired Healthcare CEO

 

Jock Wols
RiskDesk
CEO and Founder

 

Eddie Woodruff
CMO at The Forcht Group of Kentucky

 

Kelly Wright
FreshEyes Solutions
CEO and Founder

 

Mary Beth Wright
Coastal Cloud
Director, Midwest Business Development

 

Chris Young
Bluegrass Angels
Chairman

 

Brad Zapp
Connetic Ventures
Founder