Allen Alley

Allen is the CEO of the Alley Group, is widely recognized as one of the leading technology investors in Oregon, and has run for Treasurer and Governor of Oregon.

Juan Barraza's experience spans all facets of the startup trenches as a founder of a Digital Health startup, lead organizer of Portland Startup Weekend Latino, Co-Founder of Latino Founders, a professional organization empowering the next generation of Latino entrepreneurs, and former Director of innovation and Entrepreneurship at VertueLab.

Ernie Bootsma

Ernie Bootsma is a shareholder in Buchalter’s Portland Office (formerly Ater Wynne LLP), where he represents start-ups and growth stage businesses, in the areas of company formation, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and intellectual property (copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and licensing). 

Executive Director at Oregon Bioscience

Brentley Bullock

Brent is widely recognized as a leading practitioner in the areas of corporate and securities law, having served as chair of the Business Law Section of the Oregon State Bar. 

Tory Campbell

Tory Campbell is the OSU Alumni Association, Senior Associate Executive Director of Experience. Mr. Campbell is also a College of Business instructor in Innovation X, OSU’s Center of Excellence for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. His wide range of experience includes serving as Director of economic development at Prosper Portland, leading congregations as a pastor, and operating a successful family business, Felton & Mary’s Artisan Foods.

Rich Carter

Rich is co-founder and CEO of Valliscor - a pharma-focused, chemical manufacturing company specializing in fluoroalkylation.  Rich is also Faculty Lead for Innovation Excellence and Professor of Chemistry at Oregon State University. He was a graduate of the first class of the OSU Advantage Accelerator

Associate Dean of Research in the College of Agriculture at OSU

Brady is the Associate Dean for Research and a Professor of Materials Science in the OSU College of Engineering.

Rita Hansen

Rita is currently the CEO of Onboard Dynamics, an ARPA-E awardee and startup company resulting from technology originally conceived at Oregon State University – Cascades.

Mary Hull

Chair, Board of Advisors

Mary Hull is a corporate and securities partner at Stoel Rives LLP and is chair of the firm’s Technology Ventures Group.  Mary represents technology and consumer companies from formation through private financings and mergers and acquisitions. She also represents investors in venture capital financings.

Skip Newberry

Skip Newberry is President and CEO of the Technology Association of Oregon. A former economic development policy advisor, entrepreneur and lawyer, Skip is passionate about working with tech startup founders and helping them to scale their businesses.   

Gloria Zabel held communications and marketing exec roles for Intel and Lattice Semiconductor. She joined Oregon Venture Fund in 2019. The firm is Oregon’s largest early-stage investor.