Haley Burk

Haley Burk is responsible for project management and content creation to support relationships with corporate, philanthropic and public partners committed to nurturing a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation in Northeast Ohio. Haley has worked in various capacities within the non-profit sector. Prior to JumpStart, she held multiple positions at Junior Achievement of North Central Ohio

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Anthony Campana

Anthony Campana is the Managing Partner of Campana Capital. Campana Capital is a holding company of various businesses and investments located in Northeast Ohio and throughout the United States. With a mission to enrich and enhance the lives and work of other people, it strives to do so with a focus in real estate development,

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Chinenye Nkemere

Chinenye (ChiChi) is a strategic thinker. She has over 10 years of experience in community engagement, asset building and advocacy. She holds a Bachelors in Political Science and African Studies and African American Studies from The Ohio State University, with a focus on race and electoral politics. In 2010, she joined Teach for America Houston,

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Chris Nguyen

Chris Nguyen is the co-owner of Superior Pho Vietnamese Restaurant and CEO of Dunbar Health, Inc. Dedicated to serving under-resourced and underrepresented communities, he has had the unique privilege of using his position as the co-owner of Superior Pho to employ and empower a variety of underrepresented people from various communities. At Superior Pho, he

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Dan Miller

Dan is a Project Manager with Pandata, a growth-stage consultancy based out of Northeast Ohio which provides AI and Machine Learning solutions to innovative clients. He joined the team in early 2021 after completing a Venture for America Fellowship. During his time with Venture for America, Dan managed projects and operations for a Detroit-based, minority-owned

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Frechic Burton

Frechic Burton is the founder and owner of C7Branding, an award-winning small business company specializing in digital business identity solutions. Understanding that non-profits, social work agencies, and government entities have often used social media purely to market their brand to their potential clients and funders, Frechic has combined social media with evidence-based strategies to cultivate

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Jared Eummer

Corporate Partnerships, Cavs As a member of the Cavaliers Operating Company’s Corporate Partnership team, Jared Eummer leads the development and strategy of Partnerships across all four of the organization’s franchises (Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Monsters, Canton Charge, and Cavs Legion GC). Jared is the founder of Dream Marketing Group, an experimental Marketing company that he started

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Jason Guyer

Jason currently serves as the Senior Director of Business and Community Engagement for the Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP), the region’s chamber of commerce. In this role, Jason drives and manages key partnerships throughout Northeast Ohio business and civic communities on behalf of GCP. Previously, Jason has chaired the West Park-Fairview YMCA board of advisors and

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Jeff Sleasman

Director of Strategic Partnerships, Compass Biomedical Jeff is Director of Strategic Partnerships for Compass Biomedical (formerly Arteriocyte, Inc.) where he oversees company strategy, commercialization of internal assets, and program management for the firm. He analyzes company technologies and identifies opportunities to advance research via further funding or to bring products to market via further development

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Liz Todia

Liz Todia is an analyst at Mutual Capital Partners, a Cleveland-based venture capital fund investing in software and medical device start-ups across the Midwest. She is a 2017 graduate of the University of Dayton where she received a B.S. in Entrepreneurship and Finance with honors. She spent two years managing the Flyer Angels Fund, a

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Medha Kapil

Medha Kapil serves as Head of Legal and Corporate Development for BioMotiv. She is a transactional lawyer with experience in diverse business and legal settings. Medha has focused her legal experience in the start-up innovation space and biotech. Through her role at BioMotiv, she counsels her board, CEO and other executives on governance, strategy, fiduciary

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Melinda McNutt

Melinda is a sales and marketing professional with a background in community and economic development. Most recently, she worked with manufacturers and tech companies to develop the Smart Manufacturing Cluster of Northeast Ohio and the Additive Manufacturing Cluster of Ohio, serving as the Membership Director until joining GIE Media to represent their digital and print

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