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The RIHub Team

These are the people working behind the scenes with a shared mission to help high growth entrepreneurs to build and scale their businesses in Rhode Island.

Annette Tonti

Managing Director
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Mia Nolan

Program Director, RIHub VMS
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Ronen Siman-Tov

CTO in Residence
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Leia McDonnell

RIHub VMS Coordinator
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Andrew Bikash (URI)

Community Outreach
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Board of Directors

Katharine Flynn

Executive Director
URI Business Engagement Center
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Pete Rumsey

Director
Rhode Island Commerce
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Stephen Piper

VP Tool & Technology, Enterprise Operations
IBM
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Hope Hopkins

Head of Accelerator Programs
MassChallenge US
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Neil Veloso

Executive Director
Brown Technology Innovations, Brown University
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Ji Mi Choi

Associate Vice President, Knowledge Enterprise
Arizona State University
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Advisory Board

Avi Nevel

Founder & President
Rhode Island-Israel Collaborative (RIIC)
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Joe Loberti

Entrepreneurs, VMS Fellow
Revolution Cycle Works
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Bill Foulkes

, Faculty
Rhode Island School of Design
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Paul Olean

Founder VMS of Rhode Island
Olean Strategic Consulting
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Pat Sabatino

Vice President Product
Rhetorik
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Kas DeCarvalho

Partner
Panonne Lopes Devereau & O'Gara LLC
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Entrepreneur Advisory Council

Adam Alpert

Founder & CEO
Pangea.app
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Maggie Bachenberg

Founder & CEO
Pointz
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Nick Cianfaglione

Founder & CEO
Artist Republik
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Robbie Felton

Founder & CEO
Intus Care
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Saron Mechale

Founder & CEO
goTeff
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Melissa Bowley

Founder & CEO
The Flourish Fund
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