Our Team

Matt Anthony

CoMADE Founder
First Batch Founder. DAAP BS Industrial Design and Master of Design.

Andrew Brennan

Finance Director
Private equity and banking background with Leucadia National and Jefferies Financial Group in New York.


Tool Library Manager
Combining a background in construction and community organizing.

Carla ButLer

General Business Manager 
Previous Executive Director at Wesley Education Center. Experienced personnel, fundraising, and building project manager.

Rich Kiley

CoMADE Founder and President 
P&G career in brand management, information technology and Founder of P&G Venture Fund. Founder of Cincytech, Ohio Third Frontier, Ohio Capital Fund.

John Spencer

CoMADE Founder
First Batch Board of Directors. Former Board member: UC Goering Center for Family Business and Seven Hills Neighborhood House. Advisor to startups, family firms and manufacturers.

Rhonda Walker


Our Board of Advisors

Joe Allen

General Manager, Global Operation, GE North America

Janet Allgaier

former V.P. Global Personal Care,
Procter & Gamble

Pete Blackshaw

Chief Executive Officer, Cintrifuse  

Derrick Braziel

Co-Founder, MORTAR

Bruce Brown

former Chief Technology Officer (head of R&D), Procter & Gamble

Patrick Brown

Co-Founder, Ohio Valley Beard Supply

Kelly Cohen

Interim Department Head & Brain H. Rowe Endowed Chair in Aerospace Engineering,         University of Cincinnati


Chris Cole

former Chief Executive Officer, Intelligrated

Gary Conley

former President, TechSolve MEP

Karl Daniels

Relationship Manager & Business Banker to Innovation Ecosystem of Greater Cincinnati,
PNC Bank

Mohammad Ehteshami

Former Chief Executive Officer, GE Additive 

Eugene Ellington

President and CEO, Community Economic Advancement Initiatives

Dr. Dock Foster SR.

Pastor, Unity Baptist Church; Chairman of the Board, Temple Bible College

Kay Geiger

President, PNC Bank, Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

Liz Grubow

V.P. and Group Creative Director, LPK

Jeremy Hook

Director of Global Engineering & Supply Innovation, Procter & Gamble

Scott Jacobs

Executive Director, Queen City Angels

Dr. Donald E. Jones Sr.

Pastor, The Greater New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Avondale

Jerry Kathman

Founder and Chairman, LPK

Pat Longo

Chief Executive Officer, Hamilton County Development Corporation’s Business Center

Melissa Mangold

Chief Executive Officer, Casco Manufacturing

Bob McEwan

former GM, Supply Chain, GE Aviation

Dan Meyer

Chief Executive Officer, Nehemiah Manufacturing

Greg Morris

Co-Founder, Morris Technologies; former Growth/Strategy Leader, GE Additive

Ed Rigaud

former V.P. Food and Beverage Products, P&G; Chairman and Owner, Enova Premier

Dov Rosenberg

Chairman, Easterseals

Mario San Marco

former President, Eagle Realty Group LLC

Mardia Shands

Former President, Eagle Realty Group LLC


Group Vice President, Manufacturing, The Kroger Co.

Dr. K.Z. Smith

Senior Pastor, Corinthian Baptist Church, Avondale

James strayhorn

Director of Spiritual Growth, CityLink and Pastor, Bright Star Community Church

Craig Vogel

Associate Dean and Executive Director, Digital Media, UC/DAAP

Harry Westerkamp

Chief Technology Officer & Director of Business Development, TSS Technologies

Jack Wyant

Managing Director, Blue Chip Venture Company

George Yund

Former Managing Partner,
Frost Brown Todd

Jeff Yund

Senior Vice President, STACK Construction Technologies

Peggy Zink

Chief Executive Officer, Cincinnati Works