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.

Leadership Team

  • Kristy Campbell
    Chief Operating Officer
  • David Dillman
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Wayne Embree
    EVP, Investments & Venture Acceleration
  • Ryan Helon
    Executive Vice President, Investment Funds
  • Tom Walker
    President & CEO

Meet the Rev1 Team

  • David Bergeron
    SVP, Venture Acceleration & Development
  • Shannon Blair
    Digital Marketing Specialist
  • Dann Bruno
    Venture Analyst
  • Cody Changet
    Graphic Designer
  • 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
  • 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, State Auto Labs Fund
  • Kyleigh Lane
    Investment Assistant
  • Parker MacDonell
    Managing Director, Ohio TechAngel Funds
  • Ann Marks
    Administrative Assistant
  • Mike McCann
    Vice President, Corporate Partnerships
  • Trevor McCool
    Manager, Business Intelligence
  • Alicia Oddi
    Director, Entrepreneur Programs
  • John Schroepfer
  • Bob Wiggins
    Senior Vice President Venture Acceleration, Information Technologies
  • Lora Zotter
    Director, First Connect Programs

Our Board

  • Christopher Celeste
    Hatch Partners
  • Geoff Chatas
    The Ohio State University
    SVP, CFO
  • Jon Eesley
    Windsor Advisory Group
  • Kim Garland
    State Auto Labs
    SVP Standard Lines & Managing Director
  • Harry Hallowell
    SVP, Chief Investment Officer
  • David Meuse
    Stonehenge Partners
  • Susan Rector
    Peterson Conners
    Attorney at Law
  • Timothy Robinson
    Nationwide Children's Hospital
    EVP & Chief Financial & Administrative Officer
  • Andy Rose
    Worthington Industries
    Executive Vice President & CFO
  • Mark Shary
    Tamarind Hill
  • Dwight Smith
    Sophisticated Systems
    Founder, President and CEO
  • Pam Springer
    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
    Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer