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Mentors

Mentors

Wond’ry Mentors are professionals who volunteer to meet with Vanderbilt innovators for one-on-one personalized guidance in their areas of expertise.  By encouraging the pursuit of meaningful connections, Mentors provide opportunities for learning outside the classroom and support for independent entrepreneurial and creative endeavors.

Not sure which mentor you should meet with?  We can help!

To meet with a mentor, or for a consultation to help you select a mentor, email us at thewondry@vanderbilt.edu.


Current Mentors

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Perry Bakas

Business Development Analyst, AES Distributed Energy
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Jennifer Bennett

Founder, LunarLincoln
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Blake Bernard

Associate, Waller Attorney
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John Bers

Adjoint Professor of Engineering Management, Vanderbilt University
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Woody Bibb

Founder, Bibb Ventures
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Brandon Bir

Director of Sustainability, Crimson Cup Coffee
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Lynn Blake

VP of Mobility & CEO of Carsharing Ops., PSA
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David Blossom

CEO, Skope LLC
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Mark Boyajian

Executive VP, CGI
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Taya Brown

Co-Founder, Del Fuego Project
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Randy Bury

Director, Customer Logistics Strategy, Johnson & Johnson
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Dan Cadenas

Financial Planner, Prudential Financial
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Elizabeth Cambridge

Business Consultant, InfoWorks
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Laura Campbell

Founder, Laura Campbell & Assoc.
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Ray Capp

Advisor at JRI Ventures
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Sean Casey

Head of Product, divvyDOSE
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Trevor Clark

Regional Educator, Counter Culture Coffee
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Robert Coop

Chief AI Officer, Advent Health Partners
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Landon Cortenbach

CFO, MSH Talent Solutions
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James DiGiorgio

President, Applied Knowledge LLC
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Sydney Dozier

CEO & Founder, Renaissance Marketing Group
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Jonathan Dyke

CEO, FutureSelf Network
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Lauren Egge

Freelance Design Strategist and Facilitator | Founder
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Amr El-Husseini

Wond'ry Master Mentor - CEO, Lodestone Advisory Group
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Vera Espíndola Rafael

Director of Strategic Initiatives, Azahar Coffee Company
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Larry Felts

Partner, The KF Group
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Anant Gandhi

Innovation Principal, Bridgestone Americas
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Chris Gardner

Senior Sales Executive, Oscar Insurance
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Shawn Glinter

Wond'ry Master Mentor - CEO, Nanoferix
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Andrew Goldner

Partner at GrowthX
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Jeff Gould

Chief Strategy Officer for both Amplion Clinical Communications and Orchid International
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Bruce Graham

Venture Capitalist | Founder
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Sarah Grant

Associate Professor of Anthropology, CSU Fullerton
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John Grimes

VUSM Medical Innovators Development Program
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Kane Harrison

VP & CMO of TalkApolis
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Adam Harthcock

Co-Founder and COO of Utilize Healthcare
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Page Haun

CMO, Cologix
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Dov Hirsch

GM at Immersive Health Group
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Brad Holliday

Co-Founder at ID8 Innovation
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Rahn Huber

Wond'ry Master Mentor - Former VU Business Librarian
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Willlis Hulings

Associate Professor of Practice of Managerial Studies, VU College of Arts & Science
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Rich Hull

Head of Global Distribution, Univision & President, VIX
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Crystal Jackson

CEO, CLJackson Group
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Abhinav Khanal

Co-Founder & Executive Director, Bean Voyage
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Paul King

Professor Emeritus of Bio- and Mechanical Engineering, VU School of Engineering
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Woody Klemmer

Head of Growth, ForMotiv
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Chak Kolli

Global CTO, Insurance, DXC Technology
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Yiorgos Kostoulas

Associate Professor, Engineering Management Program
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Mary Landry

Consultant, Deloitte Consulting
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Dawei Li

Co-Founder, Aloa
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Sebastian Lim

Software Development Engineer, Amazon Web Services
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Rachel Limor

Creative Design Director, Implement Now
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Tracy Litt

Founder, The Litt Factor
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Robinson Littrell

Consultant, Deloitte Consulting
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John Loudenslager

Product Design & Industrial Engineering
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Alana Mann

Principal, Cultivation Capital
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Marcia Masulla

CEO of Roar Nashville, Founder & Managing Partner of Nashville Fashion Week, Founder & Executive Director of Tiny But Mighty Fund
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Ryan Mays

VP of Finance, Forever Oceans
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Lane Mitchell

Director of Marketing & Business Development, Café Femenino Coffee & Joe Van Gogh, Inc.
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Libby Monette

Marketing Manager, AccuReg
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Aaron Ogunro

Assoc. Atty., Polsinelli
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Carlos Ortiz Pérez

Global Sustainability Manager, Volcafe
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Jeremy Park

Manager of Aduit & Accounting Services, Pershing Yoakley & Associates
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Robert Peoples

Executive Director, Carpet America Recovery Effort
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Jorge Perez

VP of Engineering, Cylera
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Danny Pippin

Exec. Dir., John Maxwell Team
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Jerry Powers

Founder, JV Powers & Co
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Joe Rando

Associate Professor, Practice of Managerial Studies
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Oz Rashid

CEO, MSH Talent Solutions
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Martin Renkis

Wond'ry Master Mentor - GM, Johnson Controls
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Robert Ritchie

Partnerships Associate, Cadence Solutions
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Brittani Roberts

Principal, FINTOP Capital
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Nic Roth

Head of Engineering, Postscript
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Peter Rousos

Director of New Ventures, VU CTTC
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Dan Ryan

Principal for Ryan Search and Consulting
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Bayard Saunders

CMO of MiiA Digital
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Frederick Scholl, Ph.D.

Senior Consultant and Thought Leader , Cybersecurity Risk Management
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Yolanda Shields

Author, Speaker, and Coach
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Phil Shmerling

SVP, Relationship Manager, Studio Bank
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Peter Smith

President/COO, Golden Spiral
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Todd Smith

CEO, Deane | Smith
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Adam Spector

Head of Product, AbstractOps
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Ryan Sullivan

External Relations, Millennium Foundation Kosovo
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Eric Sullivan

Wond'ry Master Mentor - Co Founder and Principal of PCG Equity, and CEO of Quantum Technology
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Thea Swenson

Resident, VUMC
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Joe Thomas

Owner and Consultant Music City Cyber
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Carolyn Thompson

MD, FACOG
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Sarah Vollman

Writer's Assistant, HBO & Founder, Jessica Vollman Foundation
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Diane Warren

VP of Merchandising, VF Workwear
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Billy Whalen

Founder/CEO, Stealth startup
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Neil Whitney

Co-founder, Menud
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Anderson Williams

VP of Operations, BOS Framework
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George Wilson

New Ventures Officer, Vanderbilt CTTC
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Michael Woolf

Operations Exec | Legal Advisor | Entrepreneur
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Deetricha Younger

CEO/CMO, Deetricha Younger, LLC