Board Of Advisors


Chris Elmore: AvidXchange Executive   Chris Elmore is a renowned speaker in the finance world, noted for his knowledge of industry and his entertaining tone. He teaches entrepreneurship at UNC Charlotte and serves as an “entrepreneur-in-residence” at the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce.

Chris Elmore: AvidXchange Executive

Chris Elmore is a renowned speaker in the finance world, noted for his knowledge of industry and his entertaining tone. He teaches entrepreneurship at UNC Charlotte and serves as an “entrepreneur-in-residence” at the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce.

Steven Lewis: Randolph Square IP Director   Profits-focused Financial Services executive with 20+ years of success driving outstanding performance with senior-level expertise in capital markets sales and trading roles to achieve accelerated increase in revenue growth.

Steven Lewis: Randolph Square IP Director

Profits-focused Financial Services executive with 20+ years of success driving outstanding performance with senior-level expertise in capital markets sales and trading roles to achieve accelerated increase in revenue growth.

Betsy Hauser Idilbi: CEO of Tech Talent South   Betsy has been named Emerging Leader CIO, selected to participate in Leaders Under 40, listed as one of the 25 people to know in the startup scene in Charlotte, named one of the 7 people to watch in Charlotte in 2016.

Betsy Hauser Idilbi: CEO of Tech Talent South

Betsy has been named Emerging Leader CIO, selected to participate in Leaders Under 40, listed as one of the 25 people to know in the startup scene in Charlotte, named one of the 7 people to watch in Charlotte in 2016.

Walter Frye: Executive Director at   Charlotte Regional Fund for Entrepreneurship (CRFE)   Walt is a career financial services and technology executive, volunteer and angel investor in organizations and companies within Charlotte’s thriving entrepreneurship ecosystem.  CRFE where Walt serves as an executive director, is public-private partnership supported by the City of Charlotte, Chamber of Commerce and many others.

Walter Frye: Executive Director at Charlotte Regional Fund for Entrepreneurship (CRFE)

Walt is a career financial services and technology executive, volunteer and angel investor in organizations and companies within Charlotte’s thriving entrepreneurship ecosystem.  CRFE where Walt serves as an executive director, is public-private partnership supported by the City of Charlotte, Chamber of Commerce and many others.

Brian Formato: Founder and Principal at Groove Management Consulting and LeaderSurf   Brian is a seasoned organizational development, communications and digital marketing leader with 20+ years of corporate experience.  He is an accomplished speaker, writer and executive coach who has had a positive impact on individuals and organizations around the globe.

Brian Formato: Founder and Principal at Groove Management Consulting and LeaderSurf

Brian is a seasoned organizational development, communications and digital marketing leader with 20+ years of corporate experience.  He is an accomplished speaker, writer and executive coach who has had a positive impact on individuals and organizations around the globe.

Alan Primack: Experienced Independent Consultant, Angel Investor   Experienced Independent Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the business, marketing, sales and multi-family industry. Strong consulting professional skilled in Negotiation, Sales, Marketing, and Management. 

Alan Primack: Experienced Independent Consultant, Angel Investor

Experienced Independent Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the business, marketing, sales and multi-family industry. Strong consulting professional skilled in Negotiation, Sales, Marketing, and Management. 

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