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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

Garret Flynn

Principal

Mark Glover

Vice President of Information Technology

Mark Gramelspacher

Executive Director of SAM Fund & Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Emali Grose

Administrative Assistant of Entrepreneurial Services

Matthew Hope

Analyst

La’Toya Howard

Staff Accountant

Andie Hines-Lagemann

Startup Ecosystem Manager Northeast

Nicholas Kuhn

Entrepreneur-in-Residence
North Central Indiana

Michael Leonard

Analyst

Phil Lodato

General Counsel / Chief Compliance Officer

Kevin Martin

Digital Marketing Manager

Dan Meek

Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Northeast Indiana

Cy Megnin

South Central Indiana
Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Devin Mendenhall

Events Manager

Titi Obasanya

Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Central Indiana

Sara Omohundro, CFA

Principal

Sheri Oor

Program Manager

Beckie Schafer

Office Manager / Executive Assistant

Jacob Schpok

Partner

Erica Schweyer

Chief Operating Officer

Eric Steele

Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Southwest Indiana

Matt Tyner

Partner

Barbara Uggen-Davis, CPA, CMA

Chief Financial Officer

Landon Young, Ph.D.

Executive Director of Entrepreneurial Programming & Entrepreneur-in-Residence