Growth Factory

Dream Team

Entrepreneurs in Residence

BRANDON BROWN
Co-founder & CEO
GRIN

ELIZABETH CONNOLLY
Co-founder & President
Trifecta

GREG CONNOLLY
Founder & CEO
Trifecta

SONNY MAYUGBA
Vice President of Growth
Swimply

TOM KANDRIS
Investor

TYLER SMITH
Founder & CEO
Skyslope

Key Advisors & Team Members

MONIQUE BROWN
Co-founder & Managing Director
Growth Factory

DALE CARLSEN
Mentor & Advisor
&
CEO
Bunker Wilson, LLC

SABYA DAS
Partner
Moneta Ventures

MARK HANEY
Founding Partner
Growth Factory

CRAIG HETTRICH
Founder to CEO Director
&
Founder
The Hettrich Group

MEHRSHAD MANSOURI
Advisor
&
Owner of Point A

KEASTON SIMMONS,
MSGC, M.S.Ed., XSD
Venture Fellow
&
Director
IM Solutions, LLC

RICK SPENCER
Co-founder & Managing Partner
Growth Factory

D.J. STEPHAN
Mentorship Director
&
Advisor, Co-founder
SkySlope

Mentor Community

JESSIE BECKER ALEXANDER
EIR, Carlsen Center &
Co-founder, Alydia Health

HERNANI ALVES
Founder
Balanced IQ Leadership

AARON ANDERSON
Principal at Impact Venture Capital & Director
UC Davis Startup Center

KATHERINE BATEMAN
President
Kayelbee Associates

TESSA BICARD
Vice President of Marketing Trifecta

KENNY BLAKESLEE
President & CEO
Pulse Signal Solutions

TODD BOLLENBACH
Founder
GNT Solutions

DAVID CASE
Founding Attorney
Asia Pacific Advisory

LARRY CHILLEMI
CFO
Grow West

ALEX CHOMPFF
CEO
The Minters Collective, Inc.

JOE CICCOLO
Founder
BitAML

RAY CORDANO
Real Estate Investor

MARITZA DAVIS
VP of Experiences & Social Responsiblity
The Sacramento Kings

BRIAN DOMBROWSKI
Regional Director of
Northwest Sales
ScoreVision

BILLY DOWNING
Founder
ESM Prep

MARCOS FERNANDEZ
Managing Partner
Fiat Ventures

BRIAN GLADDEN
Strategy & Innovation Consultant
Si2

TRAVIS GOODRICH
Head of Brand, Global
Campaigns & Events
Amazon Web Services

ROBERT GREGOIRE
CEO
CxORE

SCOTT GREGORY
Investor and Sales Leader

ROBERT GROTH
Financial Advisor
Merrill Lynch

MICHELLE HALLSTEN
Shareholder
Greenberg Traurig, LLP

ROB HANEY
Founder
ClockWork Logistics

MARCUS HOLLON
Senior Associate
Black Capital

KEVIN HOWE
Founder
Three29

RENETA JENIK
Founder
Foodom

MARY KATHRYN JOHNSON
Founder & CEO
Messenger Funnels

JOHN KAPRAL
Principal
CLA

TIM KELLER
Founder & Executive Director
Inventopia

MEG LAMBERT
M&A Advisor
M Lambert Advisory

CAMERON LAW
Executive Director
Carlsen Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

ARIK LEVY
CEO
Luxer One

MARIAH LICHTENSTERN
Founding Partner DiverseCity Ventures

JULIAN LOVE
Venture Partner
Black Capital

LANCE LOVEDAY
CEO
Closed Loop

PAM MARRONE
Founder & Director
Marrone Bio Innovations

ROB MCALLISTER
President
R Michael Strategies, Inc.

JOSH DAVID MILLER
CEO
The Right Box

MONTY MONTGOMERY
Chairman & CEO
MontPac

BRYAN MURRAY
Technology Risk Advisor
Bender Insurance Solutions

JULIA NICHOLSON
Principal
JN Consulting

JOHN NOGRADY
Entrepreneur & Technologist
&
Industry Architect
Oracle

MICHAEL PEARSON
Entrepreneur

ANTHONY ROMANO
CEO
CREtelligent

PAUL SHAPIRO
CEO
The Better Meat Co.

JEFF SOARES
President & Founder
Elevated Sales Partners

KEN TALLO
Partner
Winning Streak Ventures

TELLY TASAKOS
Business Performance Advisor
Insperity

BRYAN VERDUZCO
Division Director
Beacon Hill Staffing

IAN WHEAT
Director of Innovation
Sacramento Kings

ALEX WICKS
Founder
BizHaven

DEA WILSON
Angel Investor
Wharton Alumni Angels

DOUGLAS YOUNGER III
Founder & CEO
3STEPS4WARD