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ID 88873

John T. Balicki

Seeking New Roles (BizDev, Sales, Fundraising, CFO/COO) Tech Analyst, Biz Developer, Startup Advisor, Cleantech Disruptor (Wind+Solar) Former Co-Founder @xvolve... Advisor @pixelle-3 + @curiocity CPA + MBA @kelley-school-of-business-indiana-university

ID 74037

Ramin Farzami

Former Co-Founder of @dynasty-league-gaming. Currently @ PIMCO. Versatile business/finance background. Previously @ State Street Bank & Trust. Pepperdine 2007

ID 541756

Kelly Gibson

14 yrs exp in high-tech arena; pre-IPO; process improvements; project mgmt; software integration; international accounting; full-cycle; financials; systems

ID 237694

Jordan Jadallah

Cofounder of OnMyBlock. Graduated in 2014 from USD. Strong background in entrepreneurship and tech companies.

ID 470272

Evan Witte

Co-Founder @cursive-labs Product Strategist @active-network-1 Product and Business Development @intel Entrepreneurship and Finance @university-of-arizona

ID 296519

Matt Ellis

Founder of Measurabl. Former Associate Director of Sustainability at CBRE, Inc. - world's largest commercial real estate company. Aspen Institute Fellow.

ID 238471

Eghosa Aihie

Chief Revenue Officer @alumnify • Worked at @ernst-and-young, @velocity-indiana • Studied at @university-of-san-diego

ID 23303

Chris Dunn

Startup CFO/COO/CEO, public company CFO, venture capitalist - view my LinkedIn bio for more info:

ID 99554

James Smith


CFO @invitedhome

ID 53630

Susie Harborth

Co-Founder, BioInnovation; CFO at @gnubio; Sr Mgmt Team at @cequent-pharmaceuticals and @boston-heart-diagnostics-1, Alum at @leerink-swann

ID 120819

Ben Smith

Finance @betable .Strong well rounded business background with experience in all areas of company operations. @pwc, @myspace, and @zynga alumni.

ID 89859

Neel Pujara


Co-Founder & CEO, @duniya-trade-1; Worked in various capacities @ Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo, and Bank of America. Strong biz dev/banking/finance experience.

ID 174506

Stephanie Ardrey

Founder @iVentLABS Business Accelerator, @ArdreyGroup LLC • Partner at @K5 Launch Alliance @maverick Angels

ID 524627

Diana Shapiro

High-Growth C-Level Executive, Board Member, Advisor: CleanTech, Software Analytics, Virtual Reality Applications

ID 392149

Topher Williams, PMP, CSM

More than a decade of technology leadership and startup experience; interested in high tech startups, particularly those that are mobile or financially focused

ID 342657

Daniel Pena


High-integrity, energetic leader known for ability to envision and create successful outcomes for complex problems.

ID 621441

James Labastida

Worked at @mogl • Studied at @university-of-san-diego

ID 82492

Allan Krinsky

Worked at @slidegenius, @nulu • Studied at University of California, Santa Barbara

ID 415687

Joe Chan


Veteran TMT investor. Focus on TMT and Education.

ID 374689

Gregory Wimmer

Founder Ellie • Worked at @photobucket, @deloitte-touche

ID 280379

Shawn Bridgeman

Building team & ops at my second startup, MBA from BU, BA from UC Berkeley, always learning

ID 266292

Evan Escalle, CPA

Salem Partners Investment Banker, UCLA Class of 2012, Ex-PwC, founder of Aptologist

ID 708085

Gabriel Garcia

Private Equity Investor (Platinum Equity; Silver Canyon); Wharton MBA 2012

ID 411849

James Dickey


Individual investor.

ID 744384

Al Kendrick

>20 yrs in ops, investment mngmt, & cap markets. Strong turnaround experience in multi-million $ businesses. Techy. Interested in c-level role. Wharton MBA.

ID 205912

Steven Zhou


Associate Director of Sales & Trading; $5MM in Personal Sales; 150+ Transactions; Capital Markets; Private Equity; M&A Advisory Background

ID 277657

James Wyman


Raise capital for private companies. Extensive investor relationships, biz dev expertise, and transaction execution experience. 5yrs @morgan-stanley

ID 381120

Kevin Brinig

Georgetown Accounting/Finance, Stanford Energy Certificate; Entrepreneurially minded, highly-motivated generalist; Worked at Booz Allen Hamilton

ID 620467

Archel Desir

Worked at @caxton-associates, @reservoir-capital, @oakhill-equity, @carnegie-mellon-university • Studied at @carnegie-mellon-university, @boston-university

ID 76325

Ryan Hemelt

Founder of @textbuch; Studying Finance, Psychology, and Computer Science at the University of San Diego

ID 605985

Matt Longo

Senior Operating Executive. Wireless Professional. Proximity Marketing Subject Matter Expert. Launched numerous startups. Successfully raised over $300MM.

ID 500533

George Colberg

Contributing to the performance of people, companies and nonprofit's through effective strategic planning,& stakeholder relationship development.

ID 524403

Sam Pilling

Experienced Operations and Finance Exec focused on growth and risk management. Multi-lingual with degrees from Yale (BA) and HEC Paris/Columbia (MBA).

ID 316014

Bhairvee Shavdia

Successful Entrepreneur with previous work experience in private equity, early stage investments, finance, marketing and sales.

ID 842036

Belen Chavez

Duke MA economics 2012; Looking to use more than analytical skills at a start-up. Previously public policy, litigation, and, economics researcher.

ID 343511

Justin Floyd

Venture Catalyst & Capital Markets Expert

ID 306413

Jeremy Dabor

Co-founder and CEO of LeadDynamo; @mcgill-university dropout; TEDx speaker

ID 615978

Ed Rainey

Director of Finance @back-to-the-roots • Studied at @university-of-pennsylvania

ID 606593

Dylan Ortega

Recent Pepperdine grad with experience in finance and tech startup environment

ID 733913

Justin Greely

Start-up focused professional. Capable one-man start-up. Successfully launched two multi-million dollar companies

ID 438317

Steve Carroll

•Marketer @walmart •Tech Advisor •Worked at @dell •Marriott School MBA @brigham-young-university-1

ID 10933

Jim Trauth

VP Execution, Enfinity America. Loves small teams doing big things. UC San Diego MBA 2007

ID 561370

Danielle Mahan

UC Berkeley, Activist Fund, TMT Equity Associate Analyst

ID 394222

Ken Wallis

Seasoned executive adept at building and operating new businesses in technology industries in both small startup environments and large companies. Utilizes broad experience across organizational functions to assess the trade-offs necessary to run a busine

ID 448744

Alex Ward

I want to change communities by finding creative and exciting ways to engage people to participate.

ID 523568

Cameron Kellejian

Keen, Mean, Learning Machine

ID 439844

Mary Jeghers

ID 633704

Michael Shinzaki

Strategy consultant, writer, content editor, generally a good guy.

ID 710046

Matt Malott

Occidental College BA Economics 2014, Associate at Shoreline Partners LLC, Advanced Proficiency Spanish, Basic Proficiency French, San Diego CA

ID 330541

Brian Joel Borton

PE/VC Analyst

ID 534733

Alexander Myers

Admin generalist with deep technical competency (Controller at Grant Funded EV Startup). Interested in high level strategic thinking and problem solving.

ID 742659

Spencer Peterson

ID 721404

Gowri Mohan

3 years of experience in private equity, MBA from IIM Bangalore, Strong analytical & modeling skills, Eager to resume career after a break

ID 593330

Lauren Wiswall

Talent management, team assembly, employee selection, organizational development, business strategy, training facilitation, assessments, and coaching.

ID 540289

Alison Stout

BA and MA in History. Experienced with social media. Superb writing, editing and research skills. Wonderful sense of humor.

ID 226106

Vince DePalma

Founder Invincible Creative • Worked at @20th-century-fox • Studied at @university-of-san-diego, @california-state-university-northridge

ID 818401

Tyler Bittaker

Graduating from @university-of-san-diego-1 , worked @northrop-grumman, @serengetee, @usd IT Services, and other small businesses.

ID 648713

michael Killian

30+ years experience including CFO/treasurer/sales head/derivatives trader/banker and entrepreneur in multiple industries and 6 countries. U of Chicago MBA '79.

ID 181520

Sharad Mishra

Independant Venture Capital Consultant. Recent MBA grad trying to carve a place in the VC industry

ID 359630

Ben Andrew

Business & Product Operations. Previously Fundamental Investing.

ID 201683

Grant Taylor

Savvy, diverse JD/MBA with experience in entrepreneurial real estate companies and law firms.

ID 779650

Brady Johnson

Finance professional with extensive experience working with growing and mid-sized technology and life sciences companies, incl. complex debt / equity financing.

ID 849775

Barrett Welch

Experienced General Counsel & VP Finance/Development; JD/MBA- University of San Diego 2012. Looking for new opportunities.

ID 494089

James Wheeler

Experienced operations and finance leader in technology and services. MBA. Prior military service.

ID 759851

Avi Levison

Corporate FP&A / Wall St and M&A experience / MBA with honors. Worked in both large corporate environment and lean startup. Designs advanced financial models.

ID 592896

David Judelson

Experienced Finance/Analytics Professional with over 10 years of experience in companies ranging in size from start-ups to fortune 500 companies.

ID 594030

Andrew Tyler

Worked at @goldman-sachs, @credit-suisse • Studied at @university-of-north-carolina-chapel-hill

ID 399400

Andrew Nassery

Economics at UC Santa Barbara. Extremely hardworking, willing to hustle, will do whatever it takes to help build and grow a company!

ID 488297

James Fitzpatrick

Strong quantitative, analytical and forecasting skills. Experience in e-commerce and financial services. Creative problem solver. Effective communicator.

ID 661500

Andrew Neil Sutton

Point Loma Nazarene University BS, Student of Entrepreneurship, E-Commerce Director of Operations, Brand Manager and Customer Service Manager

ID 750907

Borna Taefi

Co-Founder & CEO (Chief Everything Officer) @brandsignited. Co-Founder @YogaDisco. Creative Strategist. Financial Modeling to Product Development & Marketing.

ID 515863

Jeffery Drummond

Experienced Program Manager a proven asset to tackle difficult and complicated tasks in an Tech-Enterprise or Government environment.

ID 849326

Fabian M. Zaruski

Soon to graduate Summa Cum Laude from USD | 5 years of trading experience | Passionate about Start-ups and Finance | Fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese

ID 842792

Karl Erdmann

Washingtion IS, Acctg, Biz Admin, Front end, Systems Generalist

ID 647257

Andreea Trufasu

Business Operations & Project Management

ID 293002

Tom James

Business & Management geek. Looking for startups to make them even more awesome. Interested in mobile tech. Young entrepreneur. Here's to the crazy ones.

ID 143585

Clark Weigand

Providing companies w/ resources of highly experienced accounting team (CFO through staff accountant) that can benefit from high level expertise at low cost

ID 741464

Helen Leung

Operations Manager at San Diego Pride; UC San Diego grad

ID 291740

James Frank

ID 661768

Ayesha Mir

Staff Accountant at Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants Group. Strong accounting background. UCSD Economics 2010.

ID 666696

Elizabeth Schoenecker

ID 496579

Jeremy Sanders

Operating CFO | CFO & COO | Outside Director | Strategy Advisor

ID 560354

Andrew Ross

Account Management, Operations, & Client Aquisition Specialist; Proven success with ultra-high net worth clients & C-level executives; B2B & B2C Sales Leader

ID 311890

Leslie Chang

BA Economics 2013 at UCSD. Technology + Startup enthusiast. Strong business background in software dev industry - Worked at Sony Network Entertainment.

ID 771523

Arthur Khaldarov

http://Nor blog

ID 430588

John Garmon, CFA

CEO and Founder Legionem. • MBA from at @michigan-state-university, Studied at @university-of-central-arkansas. Strong business background especially with Technology and Corporate Finance. CFA charterholder.

ID 685947

Daniel Edwards

Recent USD grad. Looking for the right opportunity.

ID 540923

Anthony O'Connell

Vibrant curiosity with a passion for sales and pushing the envelope

ID 565776

Bassel Sommakia

Business counselor at the IRC. International banking and finance background. Fulbright Scholar. MBA 2013 East Carolina University.

ID 815550

Nick Couchot

Launched 2 startups in high school. Currently working on another. Strong financial background (Lee&Associates, Ubiquity Records).

ID 646094

Colleen Harig

University of San Diego Grad, Finance/Accounting experience, looking to utilize interpersonal skills

ID 294002

Pete Wyndham CPA, MS

CPA with over 13 years experience in auditing, accounting, controller positions.

ID 535169

Dan Penner

MBA Candidate (summer 2014). Experience managing business operations and small staffs

ID 580503

Arela Aharonoff

Senior Account at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf-NY.

ID 792494

Bryan deRegt

Cal Poly MBA; Cal Poly Finance; Data Analyst

ID 679243

Sreekanth Kumandan

Strategy Consultant to Fortune 500, MS Biology, Startup Leadership Program Fellow

ID 857913

Michael Cannan

USD Finance. Held positions in Finance, Retail, and Legal aid. 

ID 521233

Alan Jamijian

Solution-focused project management and consulting professional @booz-allen-hamilton. Ability to analyze data to formulate innovative and impactful solutions.

ID 231269

Hovhannes Markosyan

Have extensive experience at staring a program and working in a new organization.

ID 485568

Mark Kubala

KPMG, Entrepreneur & Independent Consultant Selling work and leading teams globally. Extensive energy industry experience.

ID 436485

Kedar Joshi

MBA professional with over 14 years of experience. Business and Technology Advocate that uses analysis to justify strategies.

ID 360470

James-Brandon S. Christopher

University of San Diego, Aspiring Entrepreneur, looking for startup experience

ID 463987

John Mark Wendler

Accountant at Lavine, Lofgren, Morris, & Engelberg, LLP in San Diego

ID 829029

Kathleen Au

Fresh, eager graduate

ID 690845

Sam Melehy

Founder Zefflin. Strong background in software/services. Started, built and ran companies/organizations from $5M to $80M in ann. revenue. 2 successful exits.

ID 416256

Shyam Thota

Worked at a mid-size Power Utilities company under direction of the chairman and learned the business inside and out as well as developed my team building and fundraising skills.

ID 619176

Brian Le

SDSU graduate; strong background in relationship management and business development for a financial institution. Worked at Wells Fargo, Union Bank

ID 588070

Kimberlee McCormick

CPG Professional, Product/Project Manager, Business Development and Strategy

ID 716248

Niki Chalfant

Pursued dreams, pursuing more.

ID 497251

Tameem Mehtawalla

Varied experience in business with hands on technical skills and expertise

ID 522686

Gary Tillman

Substantial international business experience in 28 countries, having lived in the UK between 1991-1998 and 2007-2013; Switzerland 1998-2002; and five years of business experience in Japan from 2008-2013. A proven track record of success in growing compan

ID 549743

Nushin Zarrabi

ID 643432

Emilio Figueroa

Insurance professional with advance knowledge in start-ups, captive insurance, reinsurance and risk mitigation and management.

ID 698320

Michael Moss

Highly experienced analyst, former special operations intelligence, Economics student, foreign language and culture expert.

ID 349766

Jack Eagan

Senior Accountant at Citigroup Private Equity. CPA. Strong background in project management and complex portfolio finance. People person with competitive edge.

ID 738728

Alex Nogle

SDSU Business Management summa cum laude, Entrepreneur seeking next challenge

ID 442467

Robin Kautz

Business Manager, Cost Manager, and Project Masnager on a $230 Million project. 10 years of experience in business and customer service.

ID 858901

Luan Bach

UCSD graduate, President of an organization, various experience in hospitality, marketing, and operation

ID 550668

Lucas Fernandez

3rd year Finance student at San Diego State University. Crowd funded for a local startup in San Diego with strong interests in Venture Capital.

ID 585068

Jordan Chan

Just an ordinary guy looking to do extraordinary things.

ID 753725


EDHEC student (ranked 3rd best finance master in the world by FT). Currently working in M&A (Société Générale). Seeking entrepreneurship opportunities in the US

ID 566257

Jordan Pugmire

Extremely hard worker, willing to learn anything, and hungry for a new opportunity.

ID 658541

Simon Kim

Aspiring accountant; dreaming of being an attorney. Accounting Attorney at your service

ID 424555

W. Bennett Van Pelt

Ambitious Entrepreneur

ID 260693

Alexander Svensson

Entrepreneur, Successfully Start up right out of high school.

ID 550649

Grace Brentlinger

CPA, Masters in Accountancy, Strong work ethic, excellent analytical & problem solving skills, high integrity, driven to excel, enjoy teamwork.

ID 485815

Sinead King

Not your typical "Accountant". Focused on business building & improvement. I LOVE a challenge & enjoy working from the ground up & all the variety that entails.

ID 320995

Kylie Hatch

Founder REI Marketing, @inspired-capital-partners • Worked at @keller-williams-realty, @peterson-team-realty • Studied at @southern-utah-university

ID 434970

T Richardson

Founder Soirees of Exquisite Sophistication, Empowerment Especially for You - Event Planning Concierge. Studied at @regis-university,@Grambling State University

ID 513348

Demetrio Amaya

Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Senior Business Development for Financial Group, Great business Lab Start up Team

ID 226114

Carter Gibson

Living and Learning

ID 630348

David Geier

Finance Manager; Drive to implement and create lean and efficient financial structures to allow for reinvestment into company & profit. Startup environment pref

ID 688218

Michal Shimp

Temporary Headline

ID 552787

Ace Eddleman

Business-minded and tech savvy.

ID 305020

jeff mangano

ID 775487

Jason Fendo

Experienced finance professional

ID 844078

Tara Richards

ID 770478

Michelle Hardyman

ID 648845

Vladimir Krukov

ID 622271

Katie Thomas

Motivated and confident sales professional with a strong office management background. Areas of experience include construction and healthcare.

ID 637963

Julien Bortz

Analytical roles at several financial firms, strong credit card and financial knowledge, founded a travel credit card and reward program advisory website.

ID 822774

Justine Desan

Trilingual graduate with a master's degree in Management looking for new challenges in Business development or Administration

ID 637471

Sergio Capozzi

Senior Account Manager for a VC Backed Royalty Software System. Strong experience in project management and new customer implementation.

ID 605648

Erik Rosner

Graphic Design & Marketing specialist; artistic, creative thinker with a passion for helping startups grow

ID 633925

Gordon Allen

Co-founder @amerimerch-com Co-founder @Evolution Square, worked @Baja Designs Inc. - Manufacturing based, Lean Six Sigma

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