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About Us

Building sustainable entrepreneurship cultures in Indiana, and fostering and developing high-potential, high-growth businesses for investment and returns for our stakeholders.

Elevate’s vision is

Our Mission

Build Collaborative Communities

Provide World Class Programming

Invest in High Potential Companies

Core Tenets

Be Ethical in Every Action

Have a Growth Mindset

Invest in Great Opportunities

Empower Innovative Entrepreneurs

Deliver Value to All Stakeholders

Meet the Elevate team

Together, we are unleashing value for public-private entrepreneurial initiatives in communities across Indiana.

Christopher Day

Chief Executive Officer

Kristin Eilenberg

Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Central Indiana

Emali Grose

Administrative Assistant of Entrepreneurial Services

Myles Grote


Jay Harmas

Director of Portfolio Success

Andie Hines-Lagemann

Director of Engagement | EQ Practitioner

Asa Kelly

Vice President of Investment Operations & Portfolio Analytics

Brighid King

Post-Investment Analyst

Nicholas Kuhn

North Central Indiana

Michael Leonard


Phil Lodato

General Counsel / Chief Compliance Officer

Kevin Martin

Digital Marketing Manager

Cy Megnin

South Central Indiana

Devin Mendenhall

Events Manager

Titi Obasanya

Central Indiana

Sara Omohundro, CFA


Omari Robinson


Jacob Schpok


Erica Schweyer

Chief Operating Officer

Matt Tyner


Landon Young, Ph.D.

Executive Director of Entrepreneurial Programming & Entrepreneur-in-Residence