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NBIA Staff and Board Member E-mail Addresses

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NBIA Staff

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Executive Office & Board Support

  • Karl LaPan - Office of the Interim Chief Executive and Immediate Past Board Chair

Membership Services & Administrative Support

  • Cheryl Brink - Business Administration Manager
  • Mary Ann Gulino - Administrative Services Manager

Events & Training/International Programs

  • Molly Mordocco - Project Coordinator
  • Lindsay Schuenke - Training Coordinator
  • Tom Strodtbeck - Senior Director of Events and International Programs

NBIA Board of Directors

DeAnna Adams
Interim Incubator Professional, Hattiesburg, Miss.

Darlene Boudreaux 
Executive Director, TECH Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas

Sandra Cochrane
Technology Business Consultant, Verdandi Consulting LLC, Mattawan, Mich.

Jamie Coughlin
Director, New Venture Incubator Programs, Dartmouth College, Lebanon, N.H.

John Hanak
Entrepreneur in Residence and Venture Funding Relations Officer, The Purdue Foundry, West Lafayette, Ind.

Terry Howerton
Partner, TechNexus, Chicago, Ill.

Devon Laney
President & CEO, Innovation Depot, Birmingham, Ala.

Jeff Milanette
President, Innovative Partners Incubation, Annapolis, Md.

Tom O’Neal
Director, University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program, Orlando, Fla.

Catherine Pommier
Director, Montpellier Mediterranee Metropole, Montpellier, France

Rick Roeser
Business Development Specialist, Wisconsin Business Innovation Corp., Spooner, Wis.

Charles Ross
Director, Enterprise Innovation Institute, Atlanta, Ga.

Chuck Wolfe
President, Claggett Wolfe Associates, Auburn, Calif.

Russ Yelton
President and CEO, Pinnacle Transplant, Phoenix, Ariz.

Contact NBIA

Phone: (740) 593-4331
Fax: (740) 593-1996
PO Box 959
Athens, OH 45701-1565
info@nbia.org