Building a Company Is a Team Sport

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

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Our Team

Rev1 Team

Ashley Baig

Marketing Manager

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Deonna Barnett

Advisory Partner

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David Bergeron

Advisory Partner

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Arati Chapagai

Marketing and Communications Intern

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Carol Curtis

Advisory Partner

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Nate Ernst

Market Intelligence Intern

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Andrea Ewing

Director, Corporate Partnerships

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Melinda Gloriosa

Director, Investment Funds

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Kathleen Green

Executive Assistant to CEO & Investments

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Juliet Hall

Senior Business Analyst

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Olivia Hersh

Innovation Center Community Coordinator

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Yvonne Katris

Senior Accountant

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Brian Lee

Rev1 Labs Receptionist

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Parker MacDonell

Advisory Partner

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Catherine Martin

Corporate Partnerships Associate

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Giselle Planchart

Marketing and Communications Specialist

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Greg Pugh

Advisory Partner

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Vandana Reddy-Aedunuthula

Business Intelligence Analyst

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Dewey Rice

Creative Services Specialist

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Jason Roehrs

Partner Success Intern

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Daniel Rose

Market Intelligence Intern

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Riley Shelton

Entrepreneur Engagement Fellow

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Larissa Wess

Student Engagement Programs Coordinator

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Bob Wiggins

Advisory Partner

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Leadership Team

Kristy Campbell

Chief Operating Officer

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Matt Cynkar

Managing Director, Market Intelligence & Data Analytics

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Julia Dewey

Managing Director, Innovation Partner Growth

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David Dillman

Chief Financial Officer & Chief Compliance Officer

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Wayne Embree

Executive Vice President, Venture Acceleration & Investments

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Dionnica Gaston

Managing Director, Talent

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Ryan Helon

Executive Vice President, Investment Funds

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Michael Kindrat-Pratt

Managing Director, State Auto Labs Fund

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Mike McCann

Chief Business Development Officer

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Andrea O’Carroll

Managing Director, Corporate Partnerships

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Alicia Oddi

Managing Director, Entrepreneur & Inclusion Programs

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Sara Risch

Managing Director, Venture Development

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Tom Walker

President & Chief Executive Officer

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Our Board of Directors

Stephanie Fortener
SaaS Capital

Managing Director

Kim Garland
State Auto Labs

SVP Commercial Lines and Managing Director

Michele Holcomb
Cardinal Health

EVP, Strategy and Corporate Development

David Meuse
Stonehenge Partners


Mike Papadakis
The Ohio State University

SVP and Chief Financial Officer

Susan Rector
Peterson Conners

Attorney at Law

Tim Robinson
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Chief Executive Officer

Andy Rose
Worthington Industries


Tom Walker
Rev1 Ventures

President & Chief Executive Officer

Grace Wang
The Ohio State University

Executive Vice President for Research, Innovation and Knowledge

Shaun Young

SVP Operations

Kim Zavislak

Columbus Office Managing Partner

Sue Zazon
Huntington Bank

President, Central Ohio Region