Meet Our Team

We are a growing team of advisors, directors, executives and entrepreneurs working to ensure that Bounce’s programs, services and facilities meet the needs of our vibrant community.


Executive Team

Doug Weintraub


A northeast Ohio industry leader, investor and entrepreneur, Doug sets and maintains the vision for Bounce.

Jessica Sublett


Jessica oversees Bounce’s operations. She knows our people, our building and the ecosystem better than anyone.

Jeanine Black


With a focus on strategic growth and a strong community, Jeanine sets the narrative for Bounce. 


Team Members

James Hilton

Sr. Director, Entrepreneurial Services

James oversees all programming at Bounce for entrepreneurs.

Ace Epps

Director, Inclusive Entrepreneurship

Ace oversees programming for entrepreneurs, with a focus on minorities.

Rose Saborse

Director, Community & Partnerships

Rose manages our first-floor Generator space, and keeps our growing community engaged. 

David Paolinellie

Director, Facilities

Dave manages all of our facilities operations; if it needs fixed, he’s your man. 

Vicky Fleet

Office manager

Vicky gets here early in the morning to keep our office and facility fully operational.

NaSheka Lemon

Program Coordinator

NaSheka is a member of the GROW team and manages our MORTAR program. 

Asha McDuffie

program coordinator

Asha manages intake for GROW and oversees the AE and Next Level programs. 

Molly Carpenter

Community & Events Coord.

Molly manages events in the Generator and oversees community engagement.

Lauren Marsh

Community Administrator

Lauren is our first-floor ambassador and helps manage Generator memberships. 

Austin Kettner

startup advisor, tech manager

Austin is our tech expert and specializes in design and development. 

Jack Hilton

startup advisor, Program manager

Jack manages our software accelerator. Specialties are  fundraising and strategy.

Ashley Moehring

Events manager

Ashley is an events professional who manages our after-hours and weekend rentals.

Alec Simon

startup advisor, MAGNET

Alec serves Akron’s Iterator clients, advising startups with a physical product.

Mike Haritakis

Entrepreneur in Residence

Mike is a veteran entrepreneur in the healthcare/biomed/biotech industry. 

Bill Flickinger

Entrepreneur in Residence

Bill is a veteran entrepreneur in biomedical, life sciences and healthcare.   

Tim Turritan

Entrepreneur in Residence

Tim is a veteran entrepreneur, specializing in sales leadership and training.

Jeff Rockwood

Entrepreneur in Residence

Jeff is a veteran entrepreneur who specializes in marketing, sales and branding. 

Elijah Stambaugh

entrepreneur in residence

Elijah focuses on strategy, teaching, leading and learning, specializing in edtech.

Gene Groys

entrepreneur in residence

Gene is an entrepreneur, specializing in launching and managing companies.

Vicki Tifft

entrepreneur in residence

Vicki is a veteran entrepreneur, providing insight, advice and counseling to Bounce companies.