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Sunday, May 28th 2017

Lavin Mentors

Lavin VentureStart Program

Business leaders that contribute their time and guidance to the Lavin Entrepreneurs:
2016 — 2018
  • Adam Weiler, Strongvolt
  • Bob Nascenzi, Supramed
  • Braydon Moreno, ROBO 3D
  • Carl Grubb, Grubb Law
  • Christoph Beau, M2 Ingredients
  • Craig Stevens, Sea Pointe Adventures
  • Duncan McClaren, Difference Lab
  • Gail Naughton, Histogen
  • Jennifer Barnes, The Escrow Firm
  • Jimmy Hendricks, Deal Current Network
  • Jon Tucker, Compete Marketing Group
  • Julien Brandt, OrganikSEO.com
  • Matt Decelles, William Painter
  • Michael Millitelo, Waltco Lift Corp.
  • Michael Trezza, LITHYEM
  • Michelle Donovan, Duane Morris, LLC
  • Mike Stanicek, Retail Inkjet Solutions
  • Nii A. Ahene, CPC Strategy
  • Ryan Shortill, Positive Adventures
  • Sarah Hardwick, Zenzi
  • Tim Garrett, Laird Apparel
  • Yukon Palmer, Field Logix
  • Zeynep Ilgaz, Confirm BioSciences
  • Jack Simkin, AAM
  • Jonathan Schwartz, Entrepreneur
  • Kevin Gelfand, Shake Smart
  • Scott Manning, Former VP of Alcon Division of Novartis International
  • Tamara Romero, Founder of San Diego Office Design
2015 — 2017
  • Jeff Grad, Eyes Of The World
  • Mitch Patridge, CEO at Clear Balance
  • Mark Schmid, Art Function Group of Companies
  • Thom McElroy, Co-founder of Volcom
  • Tom Franklin, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • Parker Harris, Junto
  • Robert Wilcox, Precision Label Inc.
  • Michelle Weinstein, Fitzee Foods
  • Adam Weiler, Strongvolt
  • Carolyn Crowley, Myriad Software
  • Jenny Amaraneni, SOLO Eye Wear
  • Nick Rhea, Lunatec Gear
  • Kevin Gelfand, Shake Smart
  • Steven Osinski, SDSU and 3 Hour Learning
  • Ira Cammeyer, Harbor Health Care Consultants
By supporting programs that offer feedback, insight, and mentoring to aspiring business leaders, I can give ‑fledgling ventures the best possible chance of success. Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Alberto-Culver



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