Director of Entrepreneurial Services
Christopher manages entrepreneurial resources at Bounce, including services, programs and events that meet the needs of entrepreneurs, while engaging the community and driving startup growth in Northeast Ohio. This includes the implementation and facilitation of Bounce’s incubator and accelerator, as well as our mentor network.
Christopher has always had a passion for entrepreneurship and the innovation process. He spent the last two years working at reSET, Connecticut’s premier startup accelerator program, as a program manager and then director of operations. He has mentored numerous early-stage startups, provided many hours of entrepreneurial education through structured programs, and built a mentor network of local professionals dedicated to helping startups create solutions.
Christopher has a corporate finance and accounting background and started his career in the Financial Leadership Program at United Technologies Corporation. He then worked as a senior analyst in the Business Development (Mergers & Acquisitions) group at Carrier, a subsidiary of UTC. Christopher is a Connecticut native and graduated from Central Connecticut State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. He recently moved to the Akron area from Connecticut and resides in Kent.