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Mentor Community for Entrepreneurs & Startups

mHUB’s mentor networks is comprised of a broad base of industry leading experts who want to help you grown your startup.

Meet Mentors of the mHUB Startup Community

The mentors in the mHUB ecosystem have backgrounds ranging from technical to business development. They provide support to our members in areas that include but are not limited to manufacturing innovation, IoT, electronics and other cutting-edge technologies, business development, sales and marketing, various areas of the law, and financing. mHUB values the diversity of its mentor community, not just in terms of skills and expertise but also diversity of race/ethnicity, gender, experience, and thought. Our mentors hail from Chicago, the Midwest, and across the US. They volunteer their time and expertise to offer guidance and leverage their networks in support of mHUB members. These generous contributions directly impact the success of our members.

Mentor Commitment

Mentors commit to a three-month period (quarters) with eight 30-minute sessions per month. Mentors are selected based on the skill set and knowledge demands of mHUB's member community.

Interested in Becoming an mHUB Mentor?

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Click here to apply today.

Filter mHUB mentors by their various areas of expertise:

Henry Alder

Managing Director, Access to Care Partners LLC

  • Advertising/PR/Communications/Marketing
  • Business Strategy
  • Organizational Development and Human Resources
  • Sales and Marketing

Luis Andrade

Director, Client Intelligence & Discovery

  • Advertising/PR/Communications/Marketing
  • Business Strategy
  • Customer Discovery and Development
  • Fundraising and Investor Strategy
  • Product Design Engineering

Kelly Bryant

Market Development Director, Kerosene Ventures

  • Business Strategy
  • Customer Discovery and Development
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Leadership and Team Building

Luisa Castellanos

COO, Science on Call

  • Advertising/PR/Communications/Marketing
  • Business Strategy
  • Financials: Budgeting, Accounting, and Risk Management
  • Fundraising and Investor Strategy
  • Organizational Development and Human Resources
  • Sales and Marketing
  • mPOWER Cohort

Rahul Chaudhary

CEO, Namaste Laboratories

  • Business Strategy
  • Financials: Budgeting, Accounting, and Risk Management
  • Fundraising and Investor Strategy
  • Organizational Development and Human Resources
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Sourcing and Supply Chain Management
  • Leadership and Team Building

Candance Chow

Managing Director, NextGroup LLC

  • Advertising/PR/Communications/Marketing
  • Business Strategy
  • Customer Discovery and Development
  • Organizational Development and Human Resources

Carlos Correia

VP and General Manager, Assets and Sustainability Performance, UL

  • Advertising/PR/Communications/Marketing
  • Business Strategy
  • Customer Discovery and Development
  • Design for Manufacturability
  • Fundraising and Investor Strategy
  • Product Design Engineering
  • Product Testing
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Sourcing and Supply Chain Management
  • Leadership and Team Building
  • Software-Hardware Integration
  • Software Development
  • Exporting
  • International Trade

Steve Dinelli

Angel Investor, Independent

  • Advertising/PR/Communications/Marketing
  • Business Strategy
  • Customer Discovery and Development
  • Financials: Budgeting, Accounting, and Risk Management
  • Fundraising and Investor Strategy
  • Organizational Development and Human Resources
  • Sales and Marketing

Nii Dodoo-Amoo

Principal, Solon Capital Partners

  • Business Strategy
  • Financials: Budgeting, Accounting, and Risk Management
  • Fundraising and Investor Strategy
  • Organizational Development and Human Resources
  • Product Testing
  • Sourcing and Supply Chain Management

Patrick Donohue

President, Donohue Ventures, Inc.

  • Advertising/PR/Communications/Marketing
  • Business Strategy
  • Customer Discovery and Development
  • Organizational Development and Human Resources
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Sourcing and Supply Chain Management

Chris Gammell

Developer Relations Lead, Golioth

  • Product Testing
  • Software-Hardware Integration
  • Software Development

Marc Halpin

Founder, Kerosene Ventures

  • Business Strategy
  • Fundraising and Investor Strategy
  • Organizational Development and Human Resources
  • Leadership and Team Building

Sinan Hao

Principal Engineering Manager, FITNESS CUBED

  • Design for Manufacturability
  • Product Design Engineering
  • Product Testing
  • Sourcing and Supply Chain Management
  • International Trade

Troy Henikoff

Managing Director, MATH Venture Partners

  • Business Strategy
  • Fundraising and Investor Strategy
  • Sales and Marketing

Rizwan Khan

SVP- Technology Advisory, Strategy & Delivery, SSI

  • Advertising/PR/Communications/Marketing
  • Business Strategy
  • Design for Manufacturability
  • Financials: Budgeting, Accounting, and Risk Management
  • Fundraising and Investor Strategy
  • Organizational Development and Human Resources
  • Product Design Engineering
  • Product Testing
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Leadership and Team Building

Shilpi Kumar

Consultant, Khoj Lab

  • Business Strategy
  • Design for Manufacturability
  • Product Design Engineering
  • mPOWER Cohort

Mark Litton

Owner, Howard Medical Company

  • Business Strategy
  • Financials: Budgeting, Accounting, and Risk Management
  • Organizational Development and Human Resources
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Sourcing and Supply Chain Management

Gail Ludewig

President, TotalWorks, Inc.

  • Advertising/PR/Communications/Marketing
  • Business Strategy
  • Financials: Budgeting, Accounting, and Risk Management
  • Organizational Development and Human Resources
  • Sales and Marketing
  • mPOWER Cohort

Paul Luna

Senior Marketing Innovation Manager, The Kellogg Company

  • Business Strategy
  • Product Design Engineering
  • Sales and Marketing

Anna Maria Viti-Welch

President, Viti Companies

  • Business Strategy
  • Organizational Development and Human Resources

Bill McNamara

Director, Illinois SBDC International Trade Ctr @ WBDC

  • Advertising/PR/Communications/Marketing
  • Business Strategy
  • Exporting
  • International Trade

Jennifer Micek

VP of Growth & Innovation, Marmon Retail Solutions

  • Financials: Budgeting, Accounting, and Risk Management
  • Fundraising and Investor Strategy
  • Organizational Development and Human Resources
  • Product Design Engineering
  • Product Testing

Melanie Mosley

CEO, Light Dynamics Inc.

  • Advertising/PR/Communications/Marketing
  • Business Strategy
  • Design for Manufacturability
  • Product Design Engineering
  • Product Testing
  • Sales and Marketing
  • mPOWER Cohort
  • Software-Hardware Integration
  • Software Development

Alina Pitman

COO & Head of Consulting, Ballistix

  • Business Strategy
  • Customer Discovery and Development
  • Organizational Development and Human Resources
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Sourcing and Supply Chain Management

Nik Rokop

Coleman Foundation Clinical Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship, Illinois Institute of Technology

  • Business Strategy
  • Financials: Budgeting, Accounting, and Risk Management
  • Fundraising and Investor Strategy
  • Organizational Development and Human Resources
  • Sales and Marketing

Shivam Sinha

Portfolio Manager, Glax Capital

  • Business Strategy
  • Financials: Budgeting, Accounting, and Risk Management
  • Fundraising and Investor Strategy
  • Software Development

Daniel Wang

CEO, MSPbots.ai

  • Business Strategy
  • Fundraising and Investor Strategy
  • Organizational Development and Human Resources
  • Leadership and Team Building

James Waring

Director, Director-to-Consumer & E-Commerce

  • Advertising/PR/Communications/Marketing
  • Business Strategy
  • Design for Manufacturability
  • Financials: Budgeting, Accounting, and Risk Management
  • Product Design Engineering
  • Sales and Marketing

Ethelbert Williams

Head of eCommerce, US Customer Development Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health

  • Business Strategy
  • Financials: Budgeting, Accounting, and Risk Management
  • Organizational Development and Human Resources
  • Product Design Engineering
  • Sales and Marketing

Maureen Wozniak

Major Accounts Manager, Better Business Bureau

  • Advertising/PR/Communications/Marketing
  • Sales and Marketing