IDEAFUNDING COMMITTEE MEMBERS

We are honored to have a volunteer committee of thought leaders from diverse industry backgrounds who brings IdeaFunding to life each year. We are grateful for their hard work and dedication to growing Tucson’s economy by fostering entrepreneurs and business leaders.

2018 Committee

Anita Bell – Director, Arizona Center for Innovation

Gina Catalano – President, Venture Solutions, LLC

Joshua Cohen – Sales and Promotions Manager, Tucson Symphony Orchestra

John Dennis – President/Co-Founder, Strategy1

Aaron Gopp – Community Manager, Startup Tucson

Mark Jepperson – Consultant, writer, thought leader, Working Change LLC

Katina Koller – Strategic Advisor, Vistage Worldwide, Inc.

Peter Mantas – Executive In Residence, UA McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship, Eller College of Management

Theodore E McGuire – Community Relations, UA McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship, Eller College of Management

Rosally Sapla – Co-Founder, Eloquito

Eric Smith – Commercialization Network Manager, UofA, Tech Launch Arizona

Rick Yngve – Co-Director of Social Innovation, UA McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship, Eller College of Management

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