Entrepreneur Program / Mentors

Industry experience:
Specialization / Skills

Anand Joshi

Company: Calsoft Labs

Title: VP, Digital Home Technology BU

Profession: Embedded Systems, Digital Media

Andrew Jacobson

Company: Brew'd Awakening Coffeehaus

Title: Owner

Profession: Coffeeshop Owner

Mentor History: Women's Path to Employment (WPTE) , Style This Shindig , Sweet Grace Heavenly Cakes , Translation Services

Anne Marie Messier

Company: Straightline Managment Solutions www.stratightlinegroup.com

Title: Founder

Profession: General Business and Personal Branding

Mentor History: Women's Path to Employment (WPTE) , Juvenile Court Restorative Justice Diversion (JCRJD) , Catie's Closet

Annette Reynolds

Company: 128 Innovation Capital Group

Title: Executive Director

Profession: Sales/Marketing/Fundraising/

Mentor History: Mill City Glass Works , Edible Land Design

Barrie Atkin

Company: Atkin Associates LLC

Title: President

Profession: Management Consultant

Mentor History: Balefire Labs, LLC , Principium Prep , Catie's Closet

Brennan Lake

Company: Wobiz, Neosites, Technology Exchange Lab

Title: Co-founder + Programs Director

Profession: Consumer internet + Nonprofit mgmt

Dan Murphy

Company: TOUGH Road Consulting

Title: Owner

Profession: Marketing

Mentor History: AeroShip.it , Oshun Designs LLC

Dona Flamme


Title: President

Profession: Entrepreneur

Mentor History: ProVizual LLC

Donna Mullin

Company: UMass Lowell

Title: Business Reference Librarian

Profession: Librarian

Mentor History: FEMG Productions , Edible Land Design

Ed Manning

Company: Red Shift Marketing, LLC

Title: Marketing Consultant

Profession: Technology Marketing

Eduardo Crespo

Company: Hispanic Market Solution

Title: CEO

Profession: Entrepreneur and consultant

Frank Faticanti

Company: formerly Ametek Inc.

Title: VP of Operations

Profession: Process Improvement

Mentor History: Bhlue LLC

Fred Faust

Company: The Edge Group, Inc.

Title: President

Profession: Real Estate

Mentor History: Lowell Naturalization and Citizenship Services

Gary Sidell

Company: Bell Tower Management LLC

Title: Owner

Profession: Commercial Real Estate Developer and Manager

Mentor History: Lawrence Yoga Collective

Geeta Aggarwal

Company: Imprivata

Title: Portfolio Program Manager

Profession: Product Operations Manager

George Rose

Company: AEi

Title: GM

Profession: Engineering and Business

Mentor History: mino by ParaWare, LLC , Support Our Students

Henry Noel Jr

Company: Essential Capital

Title: Managing Director

Profession: Investment Banker

Mentor History: Balefire Labs, LLC , Catie's Closet

Hugh Kelly

Company: Kwicr

Title: VP of Marketing and Strategy

Profession: Marketing

Jeffrey Hamel

Company: IDSS Holdings Inc.

Title: President

Profession: Engineering/Exec Management

Mentor History: EventFish

Jim Barbagallo

Company: Pilot Communications Group, LLC

Title: Principal & CEO

Profession: Marketing services; public relations

Mentor History: Translation Services

John Conley

Company: Gilliam Capital LLC

Title: Partner

Profession: Biotech (retired)

Mentor History: Lawrence Yoga Collective , Juvenile Court Restorative Justice Diversion (JCRJD) , My Crowning Jewel, LLC

John Markiewicz

Company: Ainslie Associates

Title: Sr. Partner

Profession: Consultant

Joyce Dostale

Company: AWare Technologies

Title: CEO/COO

Profession: Serial Entrepreneur

Mentor History: FOB Lifestyle & Apparel , Jumply , Merrimack Valley Time Exchange , 9nights Art Entertainment Company

Kamal Jain

Company: Symbotic LLC

Title: IT Manager

Profession: Business and Technology Operations

Mentor History: Green Bikes of Lowell , Lowell Naturalization and Citizenship Services , Story-to-Song Project , 9nights Art Entertainment Company

Ken Savage

Company: Nuance

Title: Director

Profession: Digital Marketing

Mentor History: Help Around Town , Asinine Games

Kevin Oye

Company: Sycamore Networks, Inc.

Title: Consultant

Profession: High Tech Product Creation

Mentor History: Merrimack Analysis Group , AeroShip.it , BeActiveTogether

Liliana Kualapai

Company: CTI's Merrimack Valley Small Business Center

Title: Director

Profession: Business Development / Former Retail Store Owner

Lisa Dufresne

Company: Foresight Science & Technology, Inc.

Title: Director, Commercialization Practice

Profession: New technology/product Commercialization

Mentor History: My Crowning Jewel, LLC

Lou Guercia

Company: Scribe Software

Title: CEO

Profession: Software executive

Mentor History: Alphamatician

Meredith Boumil-Flynn

Company: Enterprise Bank

Title: Branch Relationship Manager

Profession: Banking

Mike Schwing

Company: Amerish Development Corporation

Title: President

Profession: Finance

Nancy Saucier

Company: UMass Lowell

Title: Director, New Venture Development

Profession: Start-up Support/ Marketing

Mentor History: Robotic Feeding Arm

Pat Riemitis

Company: icarnegie global learning

Title: VP, STEM Product Development & Marketing

Profession: Software Product Management, Product Marketing

Mentor History: Green Bikes of Lowell , i4class LLC , BeActiveTogether , ProVizual LLC , Tomo360 , Asinine Games

Patti Fielding

Company: B&L Holdings LLC

Title: Owner/Manager

Profession: Self Employed - Own a successful laundromat and manage a 7 unit apt building

Mentor History: Little Leaders

Philip Cohen

Company: AudioCommon

Title: Co-Founder & CEO

Profession: Entrepreneur

Mentor History: Bhlue LLC

Pradeep Aradhya

Company: Novus Laurus LLC

Title: CEO

Profession: Mobile Entrepreneur

Mentor History: KEO Homemade Ice Cream , The Medallion Movement , Faux Pas , My Crowning Jewel, LLC

Rafael Fonseca

Company: American Science and Engineering

Title: Director Product Management

Profession: Technology

Richard Juknavorian

Company: PointRight, Inc.

Title: VP, Product Management

Profession: Health Care IT Executive

Mentor History: Meetcaregivers

Roland Nutter

Company: The Debland Group, Inc dba AdviCoach

Title: CEO

Profession: Business Adviser/Coach

Mentor History: EventFish

Rosemary Infante Costello

Company: self

Title: Consultant

Profession: community/economic development

Mentor History: AeroShip.it , Support Our Students

Scott Lewis

Company: Lewis Studios

Title: President and Chief Storyteller

Profession: Marketing

Mentor History: FEMG Productions

Scott McKenzie

Company: Costantino Richards Rizzo, LLP

Title: Senior Manager

Profession: Public Accounting

Mentor History: 99 Degrees Custom (99C)

Steve LaTerza

Company: None

Title: Retired

Profession: Research, Development, Engineering

Mentor History: Edible Land Design

Teg Rood

Company: Rood Consulting

Title: Principal

Profession: Consultant

Mentor History: Merrimack Valley Time Exchange , LookBug

Tom O'Donnell

Company: Product Genesis

Title: VP, Business Development

Profession: Strategy Consulting

Mentor History: KEO Homemade Ice Cream , MHM Studios Printmaking , FEMG Productions , BeActiveTogether

Trish Fleming

Company: Entrepreneurship for All

Title: Mentor Program Manager

Profession: Executive Management

Mentor History: Balefire Labs, LLC , Lady Dye Fiber Arts & Design , Tomo360 , Loomination

William Bowhers

Company: Merrimack College

Title: Associate Professor

Profession: Educator

Mentor History: Delightful Surprise Sweets , Pure Pesto