Entrepreneur in Residence
With 30 years of entrepreneurial and business experience, Vicki serves as an entrepreneur in residence assisting Bounce’s companies by providing insight, advice and counseling to help them grow. Vicki was CEO of Clinical Research Management from 1994 until 2018. She sold the firm to a publicly traded competitor in 2016. She remains involved in four additional firms and serves on several boards in northeast Ohio.
Vicki is also actively involved in working with her son, Matt Tifft, a professional NASCAR driver for Richard Childress Racing, and his team to bring corporate sponsor and B2B opportunities to the region.
She has been recognized for several awards including:
Winner of the National Small Business Person of the Year by the US Small Business Administration
Named a Women of Note by Crain’s Cleveland Business
Recipient of Cleveland Crain’s Leading EDGE Award by The Entrepreneurs EDGE
Awarded Top Ten Women Business Owners of Northeast OH by the National Association of Women Business Owners
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for Northeast Ohio
Vicki received a bachelor’s degree in biology from The University of Akron and a master’s degree in business and leadership from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. She currently resides in Hinckley, Ohio.