Meet the Team!

Startup San Diego Staff

Lisa Barnhouse

Lisa Barnhouse

Executive Director
Ella Napata

Ella Napata

Marketing and Design Manager

Erika Gastelum

Erika Gastelum

Operations & Program Manager

Board of Directors

Cathy Pucher

Board Chair

Cheryl Goodman

Vice Chair

Lauree Sahba

Secretary

Marc Barron

Board Member

Maisha Cobb

Board Member

Brant Cooper

Board Member

Ryan Kuder

Board Member
David Loseke

David Loseke

Board Member

Jennifer Patel

Board Member

Kurling Robinson

Board Member
Ping Wang

Ping Wang

Board Member

Caitlin Wege

Board Member
Eric Weiss

Eric Weiss

Board Member

Matthew Sanford

Board Member

Board Alumni

Al-Bsharah

Board Alumni

Al Bsharah

Board Alumni

Andy White

Board Alumni

Austin Neudecker

Board Alumni

Ashok Kamal

Board Alumni

David Peguero

Board Alumni

Eric Otterson

Board Alumni

Felena Hanson

Board Alumni

Jeremy Sanders

Board Alumni

Melani Gordon

Board Alumni

StartUpSD Mike Krenn

Mike Krenn

Board Alumni

Mysty Rusk

Board Alumni

Neal Bloom

Board Alumni

Nicole L. Morris

Board Alumni

Phelan Riessen

Board Alumni

Tim Ryan

Board Alumni

Taylor Cavanah

Board Alumni

Martin Bridges

Martin Bridges

Board Alumni

Carrie Sawyer

Carrie Sawyer

Board Alumni

Dominique McGill

Dominique McGill

Board Alumni

Gregory “J.R.” Tolver

Gregory “J.R.” Tolver

Board Alumni

Rachel Lozano Castro

Rachel Lozano Castro

Board Alumni

Tara Falcone

Tara Falcone

Board Alumni

Oralia Alvarez

Oralia Alvarez

Board Alumni

Javier Islas

Javier Islas

Board Alumni

Eric Otterson

Board Alumni

Felena Hanson

Board Alumni

Jeremy Sanders

Board Alumni

Melani Gordon

Board Alumni

StartUpSD Mike Krenn

Mike Krenn

Board Alumni

Mysty Rusk

Board Alumni

Neal Bloom

Board Alumni

Nicole L. Morris

Board Alumni

Phelan Riessen

Board Alumni

Tim Ryan

Board Alumni

Taylor Cavanah

Board Alumni

Martin Bridges

Martin Bridges

Board Alumni

Carrie Sawyer

Carrie Sawyer

Board Alumni

Dominique McGill

Dominique McGill

Board Alumni

Gregory “J.R.” Tolver

Gregory “J.R.” Tolver

Board Alumni

Rachel Lozano Castro

Rachel Lozano Castro

Board Alumni

Tara Falcone

Tara Falcone

Board Alumni

Oralia Alvarez

Oralia Alvarez

Board Alumni

Javier Islas

Javier Islas

Board Alumni

EIR Alumni

2022

Elliot Gluck

Elliot Gluck

EIR Alumni

Rebecca Owens

Rebecca Owens

EIR Alumni

Rohan

Rohan Jawali

EIR Alumni

2021

Greg Spillane

Greg Spillane

EIR Alumni

Michelle Chiang

Michelle Chiang

EIR Alumni

Mark Harpootian

Mark Harpootian

EIR Alumni

Pree Walia

Pree Walia

EIR Alumni

Rachael Medlin

Rachael Medlin

EIR Alumni

Aaron Guyett

Aaron Guyett

EIR Alumni

Tara Falcone

Tara Falcone

EIR Alumni

2020

Chris Stanchak

EIR Alumni

Dominique McGill

Dominique McGill

EIR Alumni

Jonah Peake

EIR Alumni

Kate Raiford

EIR Alumni

Peter DiSalvo

EIR Alumni