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VentureSCALE's network of mentors are the who's who of Chicago Tech. We've hand selected our mentors based on their knowledge, skill and expertise as it pertains to building and scaling tech companies. Our amazing mentors are able to provide both tactical and strategic feedback & advice related to sales, marketing, operations, fundraising and overall growth.

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Aaron Levy

Founder & CEO, Raise The Bar

Nate Blackburn
Nate Blackburn

VP of Sales, Acquirent

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Josh Fosburg

VP of Sales, KnowledgeHound

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DJ Eaton

SalesOps Manager, PerkSpot

John Oommen
John Oommen

Founder & Managing Director, Turnaround Science

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Mary Lawler

Director of Marketing, Telnyx

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Karry Kleeman

CRO, LogicGate

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Aaron McKee

CRO, BacklotCars

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Ben Dietz

President, Mintel Americas

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Kyle Lacy

CMO, Lessonly

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David Cohen

VP of Sales N. America, LinkedIn

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Cassandra Jowett

Sr Director of Marketing, PathFactory

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Jackie Burke

VP of Business Development, Shipbob

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Danny Hartman

Sr. Account Executive, LogicGate

Nicole Wylie
Nicole Wylie

VP of Sales, FlashParking

Amy Dordek
Amy Dordek Dolinsky

Co-Founder, Growthplay

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Dana Wright

Managing Director, MATH Venture Partners

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Dan Summers

VP of Sales, Sprout Social

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Steve Baumgartner

VP Sales, inRiver

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Dan Stanton Jr.

Leadership Development, BetterUp

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Alex Zikakis

Global Sales Performance Consultant, LinkedIn

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Mark Achler

Managing Director, MATH Venture Partners

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Bryan Naas

Director, Sales Enablement, Lessonly

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Brian Bar

Founder & CEO, VictoryLap

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Rajiv Nathan

Founder, Startup Hypeman

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Patrick Rodgers

Co-Founder & CEO, Canopy

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Rob Hughes

Head of Sales, Gravie

Anne Carter
Anne Carter

Sr. Manager of Customer Success, Sprout Social

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Rob Topping, CFA

Founder, Topping Capital

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Steve Bachert

CRO, Enfusion

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Rachael Rohn

Regional President, Compass

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Ryan Barretto

SVP of Global Sales, Sprout Social

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Adam Johnson

SVP of Sales, ActiveCampaign

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Troy Henikoff

Managing Director, MATH Venture Partners

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Tony Lenhart

Partner, Sales Empowerment Group

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Ross Chaifetz

Director of Venture Capital, Chaifetz Group

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Alexine Mudawar

Major Account Executive, Displayr

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Alex Newmann

CEO, Newmann Consulting Group

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Andrew Stapleton

VP of Customer Success, G2

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Ryan Leavitt

Founder, Catapult Chicago

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Benjamin Lazarov

Strategic Growth Manager, Compass

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Bob Lopez

VP of Sales, DialogTech

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Howard Diamond

Chief Strategy Officer, Rise Interactive

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Gretchen Keefner

Regional VP, Bullhorn

Emma Galler
Emma Galler

VP of Sales, Built In

Bret Haren
Bret Haren

RVP of Sales, G2

Adam Goyette
Adam Goyette

VP of Marketing, Help Scout

Maggie Zahm
Maggie Zahm

Manager of Agency Sales, Sprout Social

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Jeff Ellman

Co-Founder, Hireology & UrbanBound

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Griffin Elrod

Empowering Sales Development, Gusto

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Jessica Watts

Co-Founder, Mud City

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David Mann

Partner, Dundee Venture Capital

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Prince Kwateng

Sales Development Manager, Sprout Social

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Jonathan Petrino

VP of Channel Sales, DialogTech

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Nick Cromydas

CEO, New Coast Ventures & Hunt Club

Lisa Chernikoff
Lisa Chernikoff

Marketing Strategist, Fibroblast

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Kelly Marberry

Sales Manager, LinkedIn

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Kevin McGirl

President, Sales-i

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Justin Cardillo

VP of Sales, PerkSpot

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Kenny Estes

Co-Founder, West Loop Ventures

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Lon Chow

Partner, Method Capital

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Mark Garcia

VP of Sales, Buildout

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Matt Forcey

VP of Enterprise Sales, PowerReviews

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Justin Johnson

Director of Sales, HOVER

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Matt Gibbs

Co-Founder & CMO, UPshow

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Michael Renderman

VP of Sales, DocuSign

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Nusreth Baig

Director of Sales,

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Nick Turnbull

Sales Development Manager, Builtin

Gauri Chawla
Gauri Chawla

VP Global Alliances, inRiver

Joel Arnold
Joel Arnold

VP Revenue Ops, PowerReviews

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Amy Mills

Director of Sales, Barcodes

Kevin Piket
Kevin Piket

National Account Executive,

Access One

Alisha Johnson
Alisha Johnson

Manager Sales Development, Affirm

Christopher Patton
Christopher Patton

Principal, Lionboard Consulting

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Sasha Katz

Global Talent Acquisition Manager, ActiveCampaign

Ed Jaffe
Ed Jaffe

Founder, Demo Solutions

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James Hyde

CEO, Venminder

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Sara Breen

Sales Enablement Mgr, Okta

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David Rush

Advisor, Hunt Club

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Shelton Banks

CEO, re:work training

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Shari Lee

Mgr Enterprise Program Success, Upwork

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