Team

Doug Weintraub, Chief Executive Officer

Douglas sets the strategic vision and culture of our newly formed nonprofit, focusing on startup-driven growth, supporting tech transfer, and boosting corporate innovation efforts.

Jessica Sublett, Chief Operating Officer

Jessica knows the ins and outs of our building and operations better than anyone! She manages the day-to-day operations, budget and lease management at Bounce.

Christopher Mazziotto, Director of Entrepreneurial Services

Christopher manages entrepreneurial resources at Bounce, including services, programs and events that meet the needs of entrepreneurs, engage the community and drive growth.

EbaNee Bond, Program Coordinator

EbaNee works directly with Bounce companies to ensure that they receive the services, programming and resources they need to be successful.

Mike Haritakis, Biomedical Entrepreneur in Residence

A veteran founder, Mike is Bounce’s biomedical entrepreneur in residence (EIR), helping our biomedical companies by providing one-on-one expert business counseling and advice.

Victoria Tifft, Entrepreneur in Residence

With 30 years of entrepreneurial and business experience, Vicki assists Bounce’s resident companies by providing insight, advice and counseling to help them grow.

Jack Hilton, Program Mentor at The Bit Factory

jack@thebitfactory.com

If you need a pitch deck that tells a compelling story, Jack’s your guy. His strategic thinking coupled with his ability to tie all of the important details into a well-rounded narrative make him an asset for our Bit Factory clients.

Austin Kettner, Program Mentor at The Bit Factory

austin@thebitfactory.com

Austin is our resident “tech guy” and go-to for all things digital, hardware and website related. He brings this highly technical experience into his coaching sessions with The Bit Factory clients.

James Hilton, Program Mentor at The Bit Factory

james@thebitfactory.com

James is a big picture person who can always see the greater vision. He’s a reliable resource for our Bit Factory clients when they need to sit back, get out of their heads and see it from a new perspective.

Vicky Fleet, Bounce Office Manager



Life lessons – always be nice to the lady at the front desk! That’s because Vicky makes things happen around here, not only for our office but for the whole building.

Natalie Hillyer, Programming Intern



A student at Kent State University, Natalie supports the Bounce team, serving as our resident researcher, helping to implement programs and working on special projects.

Tim Stavroff, Facilities Manager



We have a really big building, so Tim has a really big job. He keeps us up and running and he’s here to help.

Board of Directors

Deborah Hoover

President @ The Burton D. Morgan Foundation

Ken Babby

Owner @ Akron RubberDucks

Phillip Brennan

CEO @ Echogen Power Systems

Steve Charles

Vice President @ Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

David Zipper

Fellow @ German Marshall Fund