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

Entrepreneur Engagement Coordinator
Marissa Anderson

Entrepreneur Engagement Coordinator

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Ashley Baig

Director of Marketing and Communications

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Deonna Barnett

Advisory Partner

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David Bergeron

Advisory Partner

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Larissa Cage

Manager, Intern and Fellow Programs

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Arati Chapagai

Marketing and Communications Intern

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Seth Cramer

Advisory Partner

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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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Kirsten Haller

Market Intelligence Analyst

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Olivia Hersh

Innovation Center and Programs Manager

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Avery Houston

Partner Success Intern

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Yvonne Katris

Senior Accountant

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Parker MacDonell

Advisory Partner

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Rob Manz

Investment Analyst

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Katie Moriarty

Partner Success Coordinator

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Megan Neff

Director of Venture Development

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Giselle Planchart

Marketing & Communications Specialist

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Greg Pugh

Advisory Partner

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Vandana Reddy-Aedunuthula

Business Intelligence Analyst

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Ryan Reichley

Accounting Manager

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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

Investment Analyst

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Jayant ‘Jay’ Thankappan

Director of Venture Development

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Long Tran

Investment Analyst

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Bob Wiggins

Advisory Partner

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Tamani Wilson

Investment Analyst

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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
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 of Innovation Partnerships

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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

David Dennis
Cardinal Health

Vice President of Strategy and Business Development

Stephanie Fortener
SaaS Capital

Managing Director

Kim Garland
State Auto Labs

SVP Commercial Lines and Managing Director

Chetan Kandhari
Nationwide Insurance

Chief Innovation and Digital Officer

David Meuse
Stonehenge Partners

Rev1 Chairman Emeritus

Terrance O’Donnell
Dickinson Wright

Member and Government Relations Group Chair

Matthew Orr
The Crane Group

Vice President

Mike Papadakis
The Ohio State University

SVP and Chief Financial Officer

Tim Robinson
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Chief Executive Officer

Andy Rose
Worthington Industries

President

Tom Walker
Rev1 Ventures

President & Chief Executive Officer

Shaun Young
Nurx

SVP Operations

Kim Zavislak
KPMG

Columbus Office Managing Partner

Sue Zazon
Huntington Bank

President, Central Ohio Region