We believe in our "dream team" that has 100+ collective years of experience in startups, investing, research, due diligence, data analysis, fundraising, entrepreneurship, mentoring, coaching, law, technology, education, life sciences, and strategy.
Cindi is a serial entrepreneur that is passionate about working with like-minded people ready to support and invest in women owned businesses. She is passionate about the creating wealth for female founders and ROI for the investors. Cindi's role is to help guide investment decisions and lead the due diligence team. An Angel investor hers
Cindi is a serial entrepreneur that is passionate about working with like-minded people ready to support and invest in women owned businesses. She is passionate about the creating wealth for female founders and ROI for the investors. Cindi's role is to help guide investment decisions and lead the due diligence team. An Angel investor herself, Cindi looks forward to investing in innovative businesses with fellow members.
Mary is the co-founder, President and CEO of the Women's Small Business Accelerator. And, she is the owner of YMT consulting. Mary has been coaching, mentoring and supporting women entrepreneurs for many years. Mary works with the founders that apply for funding with Accelerating Angels and prepares them to present their pitch, and follow
Mary is the co-founder, President and CEO of the Women's Small Business Accelerator. And, she is the owner of YMT consulting. Mary has been coaching, mentoring and supporting women entrepreneurs for many years. Mary works with the founders that apply for funding with Accelerating Angels and prepares them to present their pitch, and follows deal flow from application and screening, all the way through to an exit.
Sarah Ahern is Owner and Partner at PATH, a research and growth strategy firm, that does just that – help companies use data to build great experiences and grow. Her unique approach to research and strategy is based on a decade-long career launching successful programs and products to B2C and B2B markets combined with a MA in Health Education and experience as a Therapeutic Chef. Sarah has worked with Telsa, SpaceX, Clif Bar, SafeAuto, LinkedIn, Whole Foods, Ditch Witch to name just a few.
Hugh has worked in the technology sector most of his career, leading both public and private companies in software, telecommunications/ broadband, e-commerce, and healthcare technology among others. He has guided his companies into acquisitions, two IPOs, and a number of growth and financing initiatives. He currently serves as Chairman and CEO of ChromoCare, a leader in genetic testing for patients that focuses on medication compatibility for individuals.
Tara is Managing Director of BMO Sponsor Finance which provides capital to portfolio companies of private equity firms for mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, dividends, and growth capital. She is responsible for relationship coverage with private equity firms, originating new opportunities, conducting due diligence and underwriting new deals, managing her portfolio of existing deals and cross selling other products within the bank.
Founder & CEO of Spritz Beverages Co, an early stage beverage portfolio currently sold in over 500 locations. Additionally, she is a consultant and advisor to multiple VCs, Founders, and CEOs, with a focus on HealthTech and CPG. Kathryn's background spans finance, operations, sales, marketing, new product development, strategic planning, and mergers & acquisitions, giving her a holistic viewpoint of what it takes to start a company.
Jennifer Scheehle is the Founder and CEO of Inogize, a boutique strategy and executive advisory firm helping companies maximize innovation, strategy, execution and growth.
Jennifer began her career as a researcher at Battelle, led key account sales for two software startups that realized successful exits, is a former American Heart Association executive and immediate past-chair of Form5 Prosthetics’ board of directors and nominating committee.
Jennifer holds undergraduate degrees in engineering
Wolff is Chief Executive Officer at Atlas Partners. His is focused on proving that although venture funding is absolutely not right for everybody it needs to be equally accessible to anybody. His firm is focused on empowering and uplifting overlooked and underrepresented founders. We work with partners to create specific impact funds. We also hire industry outsiders to be the executive teams on those funds. We have released 3 funds: Pride Fund I, Ohio Impact Fund, and United Dream Fund.
Lindsay is a Startup & VC attorney, law professor, and seasoned investor. She is a partner in the firm’s New Ventures practice. She advises entrepreneurs, investors and fund managers on venture capital and startup matters, venture capital fund formation, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, federal and state securities filings and compliance, including public and private securities offerings, and corporate organization and governance matters.
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