Team

  • Bob Bridge

    Executive Director

    Bob Bridge has 30 years of start-up company experience, including  15 years  as a founding CEO. His experience includes two years  at Austin Ventures as an  Entrepreneur in Residence,  and raising $60M from investors for his  companies including $1.5M from angel networks located in… Read More

  • Michael Brogioli

    Director

    Michael Brogioli, PhD,  is a high tech executive, educator, investor and entrepreneur, with a broad range of interests. He Is the Managing Director, Founder of Polymathic Consulting which supports clients in the areas of engineering, research and development,… Read More

  • David Chao

    Director

    David Chao  is currently the CEO of a stealth start-up in the healthcare IT space. He was formerly the Chief Technology Officer of The Advisory Board Company – a role in which he was responsible for originating and communicating… Read More

  • Jeff Toler

    Director

    Jeff Toler is a registered patent attorney with over twenty years of experience in technology and related intellectual property matters. Mr. Toler has represented highly sophisticated corporate clients, including many Fortune 500 companies, in a wide range of… Read More

  • Wade Allen

    Mentor, Business Strategy

    Wade Allen is the CEO of Cenda, and is a results-oriented,  start-up, turn-around and high-growth executive with 25 years of experience of starting and driving companies to success. Wade knows how to design, market and manage best-in-class business… Read More

  • Eric Boyce

    Mentor, Finance

    Eric Boyce is an experienced financial and investments professional who has worked extensively with not only individuals, families, retirees, trusts and partnerships, but also small business owners, corporate executives, and other non-profit institutions such as endowments and foundations…. Read More

  • Gary Gay

    Mentor, Marketing and Sales

      Gary Gay  has 35 years of experience in early stage start-up ventures, and has a keen understanding of how customers think and  what is required for customers to adopt a new product or service. Gary has served… Read More

  • Jim Gerberman

    Mentor, Corporate Strategy

    Jim Gerbeman: Extensively networked and impactful deal maker. Enthusiastic, empathic and creative advisor. Proven business leader with multiple successes as President/CEO/GM of emerging technology companies serving a broad array of industries & markets. Known for transforming businesses by building… Read More

  • Jill Lewis

    Mentor, Healthcare

    With nearly 20 years of executive leadership and consulting experience in the healthcare industry, Jill is a leadership and business consultant, specializing in leadership development, team building, organizational behavior, and organizational culture assessment and development. Jill holds a… Read More

  • Ron Martin

    Mentor, Project and Product Management

    Growing up as a proud Air Force brat and raising two daughters with my amazing wife, Ron learned to always leave a place better than he found it and that we are all in this together. Ron strives to make things… Read More

  • Matt Thomas

    Mentor, Ed Tech

    Matt Thomas is an entrepreneur, a higher education advocate, and a technologist. Specialties: Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Bootstrapping Startups, Product Management, Education Technology (EdTech), Customer Advocacy, Higher Education & Community Foundation Financial Aid Processes, Rapid Technology Development, Technical Sales, Public Sector… Read More

  • Andrew Tull

    Mentor, Marketing and Sales

    Andrew Tull has extensive marketing and sales experience, including: National and International Sales, Business Development and Marketing; Licensing, Direct and Channel go-to-market strategies; Enterprise, Security, Electronics, Consumer Product Goods; Biometric Technology, Neural Networking, eCommerce, Systems Integration, Network and… Read More

  • Eric Weaver

    Mentor, Healthcare

    Dr. Eric Weaver is a nationally-recognized healthcare executive with progressive senior leadership experience in a wide range of complex ambulatory care, value-based/population health management and managed care settings. Successful track record in the development of collaborative approaches in… Read More

  • Amy George

    Advisor

    Amy George brings a wealth of social impact experience to the advisory board. Amy is CEO of Earthly Labs, an early stage company in the CO2 recovering marketplace. Previously she was CEO of Blue Avacado, a social-impact company… Read More

  • Tiffany Galligan

    Advisor

    Tiffany Galligan is the Founder and Principal of Too Good Strategy.  Too Good was founded on a fundamental belief that social conscience and creativity shouldn’t be mutually exclusive. Too Good Strategy provides non-profit or social enterprise with revolutionary ideas, transformational… Read More

  • Rick Reeder

    Advisor

      Rick Reeder is committed to improving economic empowerment, education and health. In 2007 Rick founded the non-profit African Leadership Bridge and currently serves as Chairman of the Board. The African Leadership Bridge brings amazing students and future… Read More

  • Tiffani Schuh

    Advisor

    Tiffani Schuh is an entrepreneur, financial guru, amateur philanthropist, community advocate, and most importantly, a native Texan. Tiffani is the founder of the foundation “the Everyday Philanthropist” which seeks to reward social entrepreneurship and innovative problem solving for our community’s most… Read More

  • David Waldron

    Advisor

    David Waldron brings a wealth of social impact experience to the advisory board. David currently serves as Vice President for Information Technology at St. Edward’s University, an institution with a deep, authentic focus on the promotion of social… Read More