Meet Our Team

Our mission is grounded in the belief that all Americans with an entrepreneurial vision deserve access to the funding, resources, and networks they need to succeed. We understand small business because it's where we started.

Join our team
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Carolyn Rodz

Co-founder and CEO

Elizabeth Gore

Co-founder and President

Natalie Diamond

VP Business Development

Megan MacDonald

Chief Strategy Officer

Steph Zaharuk

VP Marketing & Growth

Shalini Rajaram

VP Engagement

Kelsey Ruger

VP Product

Kathi Safford

VP Human Resources

Jillian Benvenuti

Chief of Staff

Board Members

Elizabeth Gore

Co-founder and President, Hello Alice

Carolyn Rodz

Co-founder and CEO, Hello Alice

Zaw Thet

Co-founder and CEO, Exer Labs

John China

President, SVB Capital

Keith Shoates

Vice President, Office of the CEO, Vista Equity Partners

Frank Rotman

Co-founder and Partner, QED Investors