Building a company is a team sport

It takes a team to build a successful company. And we’ve assembled some of the best around. Not just in this region, but in the nation.

Our team of in-house advisors has 100+ years of direct combined operational and investment experience. So you can be confident we know our stuff. And we’re confident we can improve your odds of success. Because we’ve been there and done that – building successful products and companies.

Learn about how we work with entrepreneurs.

Meet the Rev1 Team

  • David Bergeron
    SVP, Venture Acceleration & Development
  • Shannon Blair
    Digital Marketing Specialist
  • Dann Bruno
    Venture Analyst
  • Kristy Campbell
    Chief Operating and Marketing Officer
  • David Dillman
    CFO
  • Sandhya Elango
    Graphic Designer
  • Wayne Embree
    EVP, Investments & Venture Acceleration
  • Andrea J. Ewing
    Entrepreneur Engagement Advisor
  • Bethany George
    Senior Director, Investment Funds
  • Kathleen Green
    Executive Assistant to President & CEO
  • Mary Jane Grinstead
    Marketing Consultant
  • Margaret E. Groh
    SVP, Venture Acceleration, Life Sciences
  • Heather Harmon
    Director of Marketing
  • Ryan Helon
    EVP, Investment Funds
  • Charles Hill
    Director, Community Outreach
  • Chip Holcombe
    Development Director
  • John Hrivnak
    Director, Investment Funds
  • Muyang Hu
    Venture Analyst
  • Yvonne Katris
    Senior Accountant
  • Michael Kindrat-Pratt
    Senior Director, Investment Funds & Ohio TechAngel Funds
  • Ron Landthorn
    Vice President, Venture Development
  • Kyleigh Lane
    Investment Assistant
  • Parker MacDonell
    Managing Director, Ohio TechAngel Funds
  • Ann Marks
    Administrative Assistant
  • Mike McCann
    Vice President, Programs & Partner Engagement
  • Trevor McCool
    Manager, Business Intelligence
  • Alicia Oddi
    Director, Entrepreneur Programs
  • Greg Pugh
    SVP, Customer Acquisition
  • John Schroepfer
    CFO-in-Residence
  • Matt Veryser
    Director, Venture Acceleration
  • Bob Wiggins
    Senior Vice President Venture Acceleration, Information Technologies
  • Lora Zotter
    Director, First Connect Programs
  • Tom Walker
    President & CEO

Our Board

  • Christopher Celeste
    Hatch Partners
    Founder
  • Geoff Chatas
    The Ohio State University
    SVP, CFO
  • Jon Eesley
    Windsor Advisory Group
    Principal
  • Kim Garland
    State Auto Labs
    SVP Standard Lines & Managing Director
  • Harry Hallowell
    Nationwide
    SVP, Chief Investment Officer
  • David Meuse
    Stonehenge Partners
    Principal
  • Susan Rector
    IceMiller
    Partner
  • Timothy Robinson
    Nationwide Children's Hospital
    EVP & Chief Financial & Administrative Officer
  • Andy Rose
    Worthington Industries
    Executive Vice President & CFO
  • Mark Shary
    Tamarind Hill
    Co-Founder/Partner
  • Dwight Smith
    Sophisticated Systems
    Founder, President and CEO
  • Pam Springer
    SpringerNav
    Founder and Partner
  • Brent Stutz
    Cardinal Health, Inc.
    Senior Vice President, Commercial Technologies Fuse by Cardinal Health
  • Blake Thompson
    The Ohio State University
    VP, Government Affairs & Secretary, Board of Trustees
  • Bruce Vanderhoff
    OhioHealth
    Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer