Our Team

Management Team

Tom Weeks

Chief Executive Officer

President, TSCW Consulting LLC
SVP, Starcom MediaVest Group
Starcom, Managing Board
Leo Burnett USA
Arc Worldwide
Kemper Securities, Inc.
3M
B.S.B.A. Advertising/Marketing, Bowling Green State University
Off the Street Club, Chicago’s oldest boys & girls club
Executive Board, Swing for the Kids annual golf tournament

Mickey Freeman

President

President, Outward Bound Wilderness
COO, Outward Bound USA
Chairman, AXL Academy Charter School
President, Schoolpop
SVP Marketing & Sales, Sprint
MBA, Harvard Business School; BA UNCG
Dad, Volunteer, Sky Seeker

Lynne Cole

Chief Operating Officer

President, Beantown South Consulting
Director Operations, 1stHour Communications
Manager, AOL WebProperties Strategy
Manager, Imagitas
Public-Private Partnership professional
B.S. Marketing, Bentley
Loves to travel the world with family and friends

Nancy Kerbs

Vice President, Marketing

Brand Management, Procter & Gamble
Managing Director, Hasbro
Managing Director, Imagitas
Targeted Marketing expertise in Education, Health Care, Hispanic
Advises Non-profit Boards on fund raising
MBA, Stanford Graduate School of Business; BA, UCLA
Former NFL statistician

Karen Hanson
National Director, School District Programs

  • Supervisor, Community & Family Engagement Office, Duval County (FL) School District
  • Area Director, Team Up after-school programs 
  • Two Masters in Education: Counseling and Organizational Development
  • Proud co-parent of two public high school students
  • Lover of animals, creating things & the beach!
 

Luke Schoenberger
Senior Operations Manager

Manages EFP adNet Digital Platform BA, Communications and Web Design, University of Colorado, Boulder Loves hiking, reading books, and being with friends

Amanda Schleede
Director, Human Resources

VP, Operations & Administration, Abundant Venture Partners and portfolio company AVIAChief of Staff, Oliver Wyman Financial Services, Health & Life Sciences practiceHuman Resources & Executive Recruiter, ChapterHouse, LLCGlobal HR Solutions, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLCEducation, DePaul University; Professional in Human Resources certification

Suzy Williams
Manager, School District Programs

Board of Directors: Grosse Ile Educational Foundation, Sacred Heart Community Grosse Ile Advantage Barker Campbell Farley Gardening enthusiast and proud mom of two public schools graduates

Vicky Lynch
Senior Director, Sports Marketing

Lynch Sports & Events, Consultant Optimum Sports, Account Director Relay WorldwideSenior Director, Client Services San Diego Spirit (WUSA), Director of Operations & Fan Development 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup, Director of Competition US Soccer Federation Event Manager 1994 FIFA World Cup, Volunteer Services Manager (Chicago) MBA, Liverpool University; BSBA, Saint Louis University Avid sports fan

Anne Baalman
Finance Director

BS Accounting, Colorado State University

Enrolled Agent with the IRS

Abacus Accounting Center, Senior Tax Accountant

Allott Immigration Law Firm, Financial Manager

Loves water and snow skiing, hiking and any outdoor activity

 

Stephanie Ridley
Board Advisor

Partner, Accounts, Transparent Media PartnersGroup Director, Accounts, The AbundancySVP, Global Business Director, Starcom MediaVest GroupGroup Account Director, Performics, Zenith Optimedia, Vivak - Publicis GroupeEducation,, University of Florida, BA of Science in Advertising, Magna Cum Laude

Jacob Schmitt
Associate

Candidate for Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology at Northwestern University, 2017Northwestern varsity student-athlete in wrestlingStaff Intern, Compass Mortgage.Loves sports, spending time with friends and family, and the outdoors. 

Emily Kuttner
Associate

Candidate for Bachelor of Science degree, Northwestern UniversityMajor in Political Science and International Studies; minor in Spanish and certificate in Civic EngagementIntern, Heartland Alliance InternationalLoves playing field hockey, discovering Chicago restaurants, and reading

Matthew Harris
Associate

Candidate for Bachelor of Science degree in Education and Social Policy, Northwestern UniversityNorthwestern Varsity Student Athlete; in footballStudent Athlete Advisory Committee, Big Ten Conference, University RepresentativeEmbrace Yours, Founder

Kathryn Kniep
Associate

Candidate for Bachelor of Science degree, Northwestern UniversityMajor in Communications; Minor in Business Institutions ProgramNorthwestern Varsity Student Athlete, in VolleyballStudent Coach, Northwestern University Varsity Volleyball

Ralph Campagna
Board Advisor

Executive Director, Off the Street ClubEducation: Lewis University, Honorary Doctorate Degree of Humanities, Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

Board of Directors

Tom Weeks
Chief Executive Officer

President, TSCW Consulting LLC SVP, Starcom MediaVest Group Starcom, Managing Board Leo Burnett USA Arc Worldwide Kemper Securities, Inc. 3M B.S.B.A. Advertising/Marketing, Bowling Green State University Off the Street Club, Chicago’s oldest boys & girls club Executive Board, Swing for the Kids annual golf tournament

Andrew Swinand
Board Chairman

Founder & Partner, Abundant Venture Partners Co-founder, CEO, Managing Partner of Frequency540 President, Starcom MediaVest Group Brand Management, P&G Digital Brand Management, Starcom Worldwide Infantry Officer, U.S. Army Managed world-leading brands: Coca-Cola, P&G, Samsung, Nintendo & Oracle Lives to create abundance in the world

Glen Tullman
Board Member

Managing Partner, 7wire Ventures  Chairman & CEO, Livongo Entrepreneur and investor CEO of Allscripts Supports technologies that enhance communication between physicians, care managers, patients Chancellor, Intl Board of Juvenile Diabetes Research  Economist, Executive Office of the President, OMB BA, Bucknell University; St. Antony’s College, Oxford Univ. Avid runner, magician, dad of 3   

Kenton Epard
Board Member

Co-founder, Airstream Energy, LLC  Extensive experience in resource and capacity planning, process definition and improvement, demand forecasting, financial modeling, project valuation, market analysis, performance measurement, and project team management. Previous: Level 3 Communications, Texas Instruments MBA, University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business; cum laude graduate of Kansas State University with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering

Sharon Langshur
Board Secretary

  Chief Operating Officer, Abundant Venture Partners Chief Operating Officer, HX360 Extensive background in accelerating  early stage technology and healthcare startup businesses; focus on finance, human resources, legal and insurance Co-founder, CarePages, Inc.; linking patients and families with their extended support communities Physician, focus on pediatrics, in earlier life B.Sc., McGill University;M.S., Sarah Lawrence College; M.D., University of Connecticut Passionate traveler, reader and proud mom of three

Lee Shapiro
Board Member

Managing Partner, 7wire Ventures Modern Teacher (digital education innovation) Accomplished Executive and Entrepreneur; healthcare and education focus President, Allscripts COO, Douglas Elliman-Beitler Kellogg Innovation Network Advisory Board of the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University and the Qualcomm Life Advisory Council The University of Chicago School of Law; BS, University of Illinois Avid marathoner and sports fan, father of three

Brad Greenwald
Founder & Board Observer

Managing Partner, Hilltop Venture Partners Raised $600M+ to build companies - WildBlue, Loyalty Management Group, PrimeStar and more Professor, University of Denver’s Daniels School of Business  Board of Directors: Oxfam America, Food Bank of the Rockies, Operation Frontline Management Consultant, Bain & Company BA in Economics, Princeton University; MBA Harvard Business School

Andrew Lanoha
Board Observer

Lanoha Ventures, Partner Coulton Creek Capital, Investment Committee, principal investor Deputy Public Defender, State of Colorado Law Clerk, U.S. District Court and CO State Supreme Court JD, Columbia University School of Law; MBA, University of Denver; BA, Davidson College