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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 four-month period with four one-hour 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:

Harold Alexander

CEO, Smyrna

  • Business Strategy
  • Software-Hardware Integration
  • Software Development

Luis Andrade

Director, Client Intelligence & Discovery

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

Deborah Brown

Manager of Mobile IoT, BOSCH

  • Design for Manufacturability
  • Product Design Engineering
  • Product Testing
  • mPOWER Cohort
  • Software-Hardware Integration

Alicia del Real

Executive Coach, The Center for Advanced Emotional Intelligence

  • Organizational Development and Human Resources
  • mPOWER Cohort
  • Leadership and Team Building

Barbara Goff

Director of Human Resources, Vail Systems

  • Business Strategy
  • Organizational Development and Human Resources
  • mPOWER Cohort

Sinan Hao

Sr. Mechanical Engineer, FITNESS CUBED

  • Design for Manufacturability
  • 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

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

Isaac McCoy

Dean of the School of Business, Entrepreneurship, and CIS, Stillman College

  • Advertising/PR/Communications/Marketing
  • Business Strategy
  • Fundraising and Investor 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

Partner & Director of Engagements, Ballistix

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

John Regan

Managing Partner, T2G Ventures

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

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

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

Dan Waterloo

Owner, Interface Technologies

  • Advertising/PR/Communications/Marketing
  • Business Strategy
  • Product Design Engineering
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Sourcing and Supply Chain Management

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