Our Team

Founders

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Rick Jordan

  • Co-Founder
  • Co-Chair Venture Capital & Emerging Growth, Polsinelli
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Richard Riccardi

  • Co-Founder
  • Managing Partner, Riccardi Ventures

Executive Committee

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Cesar Hubbard

  • Co-Chair, Marketing & Social Media
  • Managing Partner, Navarro-Hubbard Brand Consulting
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Genevieve Poirier-Richards

  • Co-Chair, Marketing & Social Media
  • Fractional CMO, The Marketing Spectrum
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Jenica Oliver

  • Co-Chair, Member Engagement
  • Fractional CMO, Blueprint Marketing Group
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Jeremy Nagin

  • Co-Chair, Member Engagement
  • Head of Product Development, Food Results
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Brandi Jenniskens

  • Co-Chair, Events
  • Marketing Director, Just Like Home Kitchen Recipes
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Derek Ramos

  • Co-Chair, Events
  • Director of Partnerships, REAP Commerce
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Felipe Vega

  • Chair, Treasury Committee
  • CEO/Founder, IronClad Consulting Services
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Kyndi Holcomb

  • Social Coordinator
  • Account Manager, Dell Technologies
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Marisa Bertha

  • Fundraising Committee
  • Senior Director New Business Development & 7-Ventures, 7-Eleven
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Blake Wiley

  • Chair, Fundraising Committee
  • Co-Founder, Access Capital

Ambassadors

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Abe Minkara

  • Founding Partner, Legacy Knight Multi-Family Office
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Ben Ponder

  • CEO, Ponder Foods
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Rebecca Pfundheller

  • Principal, 3P5 Advisors Quality | Safety | Strategy
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Cesar Bustamante

  • Vice President Business Development & Operations, Tejas
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David Gassko

  • Vice President, Kainos Capital LP
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Theresa Motter

  • CEO, Van's Kitchen
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Hima Pal

  • CEO/Co-Founder, Tin Star Foods
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Greg Hanks

  • President, Hank's Brokerage, Inc.
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Jay Desai

  • Partner, Kainos Capital LP
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Susan O'Brien

  • Founder, Hail Merry, LLC
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Carl Motter

  • Chief Sales Officer, Van's Kitchen
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Grant Christopher

  • Co-Founder & President, Bridge Leasing Group

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