Our Team

We are a bold, purpose-driven group who want to make a dent in the world by helping you to make yours. We believe that the intersection of passion and profession is real, it is attainable, and that we can help you discover it.

 
 
 
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Rich DiTieri

peggy yu

Chief Operating Officer

@peggy_yu

Kevin  Brown

Chief Financial Officer
@StartupInst

David yourgrau

Vice President of Business Development

@SINYCDave

Justin Miller

Vice President of Marketing

@justinmillerco

Jaime Goldstein

Vice President of Curriculum

Sarah McLaughlin

Director of Admissions

@sarahmclaughlin

Rob Schuller

Director of Business Development, Boston

@shools

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ELIZABETH AMES

Managing Director, Boston

Wafaa Arbash

Program Manager, Boston

@wafaa_arbash

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David Vencis

Associate Director, Boston

@dVencis

Kimberly Vo

Program Operations & Events Associate, Boston

Lauren Marston

Operations & Events Manager, Boston

@girlboss_lem

Tylzia Moore

Events & Operations Manager, New York

@StartupInst

Shanice Graves

Program Manager, New York

@_ShaniceGraves

Brad Darby

Associate Director of Admissions, Boston

@gnarbydarby

Andra Stanciu

Director of Technology

@andratechus

 

Alumni Chapter Heads


Malaika Nicholas

Alumni Chapter Head, New York

@Asa_Lama_Laika

Josh Simons

Alumni Chapter Head, Chicago

@joshsimons237

Joshua Bareket

Alumni Chapter Head, New York

@Jbareket

William Younker

Alumni Chapter Head, Boston

@willyounker

Raela Ripaldi

Alumni Chapter Head, Boston

@rripaldi

Gerald Charles

Alumni Chapter Head, New York

@Ledfoot899

 
 

The Board


Joan Parsons

Silicon Valley Bank

Katie Rae

Project 11

@ktrae

Reed Sturtevant

Project 11

@reedsturtevant

Walter A. Winshall

Collaborative Seed & Growth Parthers, LLC

 

The Advisory Board


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Aaron O'Hearn

Co-Founder
Startup Institute
@aaron0

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Akhil Nigam

Founder & President
Mass Challenge, the world’s largest startup accelerator

Amy Millman

President
Springboard Enterprises, the non-profit venture catalyst for women entrepreneurs
@amillman

Carol Fulp

President & CEO
The Partnership, and renowned expert on talent management for professionals of color
@Carol_Fulp

Diane Hessan

Entrepreneur
@DianeHessan

Doron Meyassed

European President
Promise Communispace, and visionary entrepreneur

Elise James-Decruise

VP, New Marketing Institute
 

MediaMath

Elliott Masie

CEO
The Masie Center & Chair, The Learning CONSORTIUM; a futurist focused on the changing world of learning
@emasie

Gail Goodman

CEO
Constant Contact; small business expert and visionary
@Gail_Goodman

Howard Tullman

CEO
1871, Chicago’s lauded startup hub; serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist
@tullman

Karen Mills

Senior Fellow
Harvard Business School, and 23rd Administrator of the Small Business Administration for President Obama’s cabinet
@KarenGMills

Katie Bickford

VP of Sales
Starry, Inc.
@bickfordkatie

Len Schlesinger

Baker Foundation Professor
Harvard Business School, and former President of Babson College
@lschlesinger

Panos Panay

Founder
Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship, and founder of Sonicbids
@panaypanos

Richard Banfield

Co-Founder & CEO
Fresh Tilled Soil, and expert in product design
@freshtilledsoil

Scott Griffith

Entrepreneur in Residence
General Catalyst, and former Chairman & CEO of Zipcar
@SWGriffith

Shaun Johnson

Co-Founder
Startup Institute
@idealexit

Steven Koltai

Scholar
Brookings Institute, and creator of Global Entrepreneurship Program for the U.S. Department of State under Hillary Clinton
@skoltai