Meet Our Team

Startup and Innovation CoLab powered by Blackstone LaunchPad’s professional staff, venture coaches, students and volunteers make up a talented team whose expertise and cross-disciplinary knowledge will help you set your ideas in motion.

Professional Staff

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Hadar Borden


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Andrew Lavoie
Design Challenge Coordinator

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Amy Monin
Strategic Initiatives Director


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Jessica Driscoll
Innovation Sprints Coordinator 

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Tammi Blajszcak
Operations Coordinator

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Kelsey Wagner
Entrepreneurship Training Coordinator

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Venture Coaches

Our venture coaches are ready to help you with one-on-one mentoring and support to help move your idea forward.

Experts In-Residence

Schedule a meeting with one of our Experts In-Residence. These individuals are representatives of businesses specializing in software design, e-commerce, digital marketing and more!