What are Elevate Advisors?
Built to assist portfolio companies, our growing team of Elevate Advisors represents bright minds in business from across the state.
Successful current and former company founders
Board members of market-leading companies
Investors experienced in achieving strategic exits
These men and women introduce entrepreneurs to people, knowledge and resources to help them grow.
Meet the advisors
Expert in product development, managing global businesses and forming strategic alliances, acquisitions, and joint ventures in the automotive, commercial and off-road vehicle industries.
Former Elevate Ventures EIR turned Enterprise Architect, leading new business development, sales, market strategy and government affairs with vast experience in startup tech companies.
An experienced life sciences executive with a passion for advancing innovations to the marketplace. As both an intra- and entrepreneur, he has led teams in a range of organizations, including multiple start-ups.
A senior leader in high-growth, enterprise technology businesses, focused on strategic vision and organizational architecture critical for a company’s long-term success.
Experienced in business leadership, project management, and 30+ years in marketing and sales to help clients achieve their business objectives.
Accomplished international executive leader, operational strategist, and trusted advisor with over 20 years of experience in private equity, international business, risk management and mitigation.
Diversified executive having held numerous senior executive positions including CEO, COO, and Vice President in both small and large enterprises.
Experience as CEO of multiple biopharmaceutical and life science startups, with additional experience serving in marketing, sales, and general management positions.
A highly strategic, results-driven leader with 15+ years’ technology experience who has successfully implemented targeted business strategies and achieved sustainable results.
Retired CEO and CIO in both the startup and public arenas with a passion for seeing young entrepreneurial companies succeed.
Science & technology thought leader with in-depth technical review experiences in life sciences, technology, energy and manufacturing.
Experienced professional seeking to provide CFO level insights and leadership to startups, other transforming businesses, and investors seeking to better understand and prosper in Animal Health.
Experienced entrepreneurial business executive skilled in leading and growing businesses, with extensive success in pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare companies.
A veteran of several successful tech startups, with experience building organizations, scaling teams and processes, integrating operations, and working with financial partners to drive growth organically and through acquisition.
C-suite executive with over 25 years of experience, focused on growing small and middle market companies.
B2B software executive focused on helping SaaS companies to develop a successful go-to-market strategy, find product market fit and build business model fit.
Experienced entrepreneur with a demonstrated history of launching startups from the idea phase, raising capital, growth execution, scaling for growth and a successful exit sale to a publicly traded company.
Successful healthcare executive and angel investor who appreciates the importance of strong operations and meaningful data.
An accomplished senior-level executive with a proven track record in areas of business development, sales, product marketing and customer service in both startup and turnaround companies.
Microbiologist with 28 years of advancing animal health pharmaceutical antimicrobial pipeline phases as well as authoring human food safety dossiers.
Automotive and aerospace executive who specializes in turnarounds, M&A and international business development.
Entrepreneur, sales and marketing expert, and organizational leader. Strategic problem-solver and new process creator helping companies scale results quickly.
Experienced executive responsible for multiple divisions during a period of significant growth including operational responsibilities with solid leadership and customer relationship experience.