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

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

Suzy Williams
Director, 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

Luke Schoenberger
Director of Advertising Operations

Manages EFP adNet Digital Platform BA, Communication 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 AVIAChief of Staff, Oliver Wyman Financial Services, Health & Life Sciences practiceGlobal HR Solutions, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLCEducation, DePaul University; Professional in Human Resources certification

Jacob Schmitt
Manager of Advertising Operations

B.S. Psychology, Northwestern UniversityNorthwestern varsity student-athlete in wrestlingStaff Intern, Compass Mortgage.Loves sports, spending time with friends and family, and the outdoors. 

Loreen Strasser
Director of Partnerships

Chief Revenue Officer, Cofactor Digital Category Sales Director, Finance & CPG, AOL Archdiocese of Chicago, Substitute Teacher, PK-12 Partnership to Educate and Advance Kids(PEAK,) Student Mentor and Governing Board Reading Tutor, Off the Street Club B.S. Marketing, Miami University

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

Vicky Lynch
Senior Director, Sports Marketing

Lynch Sports & Events, Consultant Optimum Sports, Account Director Relay WorldwideSenior Director, Client Services 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup, Director of Competition MBA,Liverpool University; BSBA, Saint Louis University

Mike Smith
Strategic Advisor

Director, Publisher Solutions, Centro Director, Customer Success & Channel Sales Manager, — Centro National Sales Manager, CHD ExpertB.S., Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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

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

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

CEO, Leo Burnett North America 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. Previous: Level 3 Communications, Texas Instruments MBA, UPenn Wharton School of Business; B.S. Electrical Engineering, cum laude, Kansas State University

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