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Founder Institute Mentors

Washington DC Virtual Fall 2021

Founder Institute Mentors join weekly feedback sessions, host office hours, and in general provide you feedback every step of the way. In addition, through our Equity Collective, Mentors are invested in the success of your company both during and after the program.

See the list of current and past mentors for the Washington DC program below.

Mentors

Adeo

Adeo Ressi

FI Mentor
Ali

Ali Sorbi

Principal, Pendulum Advisors
Allyson

Allyson Redpath

Board Member, Westchester Land Trust
Amelia

Amelia Friedman

Co-founder, Hatch
Angela

Angela Long

Brand Experience Officer , The American Marketing Association in DC
Anuj

Anuj Agrawal

Chief Marketing Officer, Earth Networks
Aydin

Aydin Bolkar

VP of International Operations, Alarm.com
Benjamin

Benjamin Young

CEO, Sworkit
Brent

Brent Halliburton

Brent Halliburton - VP of Products, Verve Wireless (Washington DC FI) , Verve Wireless
Brian

Brian Bassett

FI Mentor
Bryan

Bryan Duarte

CEO, Enliten
C. Derek

C. Derek Campbell

CEO, Blue Holding Oceans
Chris

Chris Haug

Founder and CEO, 360° Venture Management Group
Christina

Christina Hedberg

Founder, LiveEdge Business Development
Christopher

Christopher Wink

Publisher and CEO , Technically Media
Cynthia

Cynthia Gilmer

FI Mentor
Dan

Dan Myers

Co-Founder & Partner, 42Phi Ventures
Dan

Dan Hnatkovskyy

CEO and Co-Founder, Propertymate
Danielle

Danielle Tate

Founder & CEO, MissNowMrs.com & Elegant Entrepreneur
Dave

Dave Mc Carthy

Executive Director, Potential Energy DC
David

David Giannini

Chairman and CEO, Cirrusworks, Inc.
Ed

Ed Harrell

Managing Partner, Harrell Capital Partners LLC
Ed

Ed English

Chief Product Officer, Higher Logic
Ellis

Ellis Rosenberg

Vice President, Sales, WellDoc, Inc
Eric

Eric Koefoot

Co-founder, Ascend Sales Partner
Frances

Frances Reimers

Principal , Firestarter
Fred

Fred Cohen

Founder and CEO, Angel to Exit
Frederic

Frederic Gumbinner

Managing Partner , G2 Development Partners
Geneviève

Geneviève Nixon-Weems

Founder and CEO, Geneviève Global
Gira

Gira Desai

Managing Partner / Co-Founder, Aleberry
Guc

Guc Ozenci

Venture Partner | Co-Founder | Mentor | Angel, @ Founder Institute |Peoplise | SlashPay | ShopUpStories | Prisync
Hank

Hank Yuan

FI Mentor, .
Henry

Henry Hunter

ceo, Incidr
Howard

Howard Eisenberg

Founder , EuroSort
Isabel

Isabel Starck

Founder, Starck Coaching
Jamil

Jamil Ramsey

Founder and CEO, Snap Contacts
Jeb

Jeb Ory

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Phone2Action, Inc.
John

John Holaday

Chairman and CEO, DisposeRx Inc.
Joseph

Joseph Daniels

Partner, Co-Chair -- Venture Capital and Emerging Companies Group , McCarter & English, LLP
Justin

Justin Etheredge

Partner, Simple Thread
Kathie

Kathie Brady

CEO Group Chair, Vistage
Keith

Keith Segerson

CEO, P3 Innovation Strategies
Kiki

Kiki Ramsey

Founder, Kiki Ramsey International
Kyle

Kyle Brown

FI Mentor
Laura

Laura Clark

VP, Brand Development , MeatMe Pet Food
Lauren

Lauren Tipton Conroy

COO, MajorClarity
Lisa

Lisa Friedlander

Founder Board Member, Citrine Angels
Liz

Liz Sara

Managing Director, Best Marketing, LLC
Liza

Liza Rodewald

Co-founder, Instant Teams
Marcos

Marcos Filho

Full-time MBA student, University of Michigan Ross School of Business
Mark

Mark Kass

Senior Counsel , Crowell & Moring LLP
Mark

Mark Ein

Founder , Venture House Group
Mashea

Mashea Ashton

Founder and CEO , Digital Pioneers Academy
Matt

Matt Mandell

Principal, PayNerd.com
Matthew

Matthew Repetto

Associate , Crowell & Moring LLP
Maura

Maura O'brien Ali

CEO and Managing Director, American Growth Solutions
Melissa

Melissa Akkaway

Partner, The Particulars
Michael

Michael Riemer

Advisor, ABJJ Consulting
Michelle

Michelle Pham

Counsel, Crowell & Moring LLP
Mirza

Mirza Baig

Partner, Aldrich Capital Partners
Naresh

Naresh Verma

Analyst - Mentor - Coach - Product Design, Data Visualization, Yoova
Neil

Neil Kleinberg

FI Mentor
Nicola

Nicola Corzine

Executive Director , Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center
Nitin

Nitin Pradhan

Founder and CEO , ScaleUP
Onur Kutlu

Onur Kutlu Gago

Founder & Growth Coach, Tale
Paul

Paul Singh

Chief Hustler, Results Junkies
Peter

Peter Ettinger

FI Mentor
Rajesh

Rajesh Rai

Partner, Montane Ventures
Randy

Randy Reade

Co-founder, Washington ArchAngels
Richard

Richard Rothstein

CEO, Rothstein Consulting
Rokas

Rokas Beresniovas

Head of Growth, Commercial and Small Business Leading, NIH Federal Credit Union
Ronit

Ronit Avni

Founder , Just Vision
Rosemarie

Rosemarie Truman

FI Mentor
Sam

Sam Feigi

Partner, Crowell & Moring LLP
Sanjay

Sanjay Prasad

Founder/ CEO, SurgiPrice/ SurgiConnect
Sean

Sean Makulowich

Founder/CEO, IdeaFire™
Sergio

Sergio Marrero

Managing Director , Rebel One
Sergio

Sergio Marrero

FI Mentor
Shahed

Shahed Amanullah

Managing Director, Frost Capital
Spencer

Spencer Hansen

Director of User Experience & Design, Simple Thread
Stanley

Stanley Mc Chrystal

Founder , McChrystal Group
Stephen

Stephen Lehman

Chairman and CEO , CoFounders Lab
Steve

Steve Ryan

Counsel, Crowell & Moring LLP
Steven A.

Steven A. Rodriguez

Startup Programs Regional Manager US / Canada, Techstars
Tien

Tien Wong

Founder and CEO, Lore
Tom

Tom Smith

Co-founder, Truss
Tony

Tony Amer

Managing Partner, TRANSFORMity
Tyrone

Tyrone Taylor

President, Capitol Advisors on Technology, Former NASA Director
Will

Will Dickson

Director, FedTech
Yong

Yong Kim

FI Mentor
You Mon

You Mon Tsang

Founder and CEO, ChurnZero
Zac

Zac Blanco

Senior Manager, Keiter

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