MEET OUR Experts in residence
These individuals volunteer their time to help local entrepreneurs grow great businesses in our community.
MEET OUR EXPERTS IN RESIDENCE
Our mentor panel has a diverse set of backgrounds and experience. Among these 27 highly-skilled mentors, there is over 390 years of business ownership and 415 years as C-suite executives. These individuals are motivated by the opportunity to help the entrepreneurs and businesses in our community.
If you are interested in becoming a mentor in The Spring VMS, please contact email@example.com
Senior Vice President, SunTrust now Truist Financial
Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley
Co-founder and Partner, Cummings Camp Programs, LLC
Co-founder and CEO, Cummings Camp Programs, LLC
Partner / Principal, Dalrymple Sallis Architecture
Robert L. Foster
Division Manager, Apogee.us Telecom
Chief Leadership Development Office, Studer Community Institute
Director, National Naval Aviation Museum
President, EBI Management Group
Dr. Jessica Griffen
Chairwoman and CEO, The Urban Development Center, Inc.
President, Andrews Research & Education Foundation
Deputy Supervisor of Elections for Operations, Escambia County, FL
Market President, Centennial Bank
Retired, GM Deepwater Projects, Royal Dutch Shell
CEO, M4 Sciences Corporation
University of West Florida, Mechanical Engineering (courtesy appointment)
Vice President of Private Banking, The First Private Bank
Retired Managing Member of the Gulf Coast Region Warren Averett, LLC CPAs & Advisors
CEO, The JETTY IoT
CEO, Cognitive Big Data Systems
John A. Rigsby
CEO, eduocity, LLC
Retired Senior Partner, Heitman, LLC
Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Counsel, IHMC
Retired COO and Vice Chairman Emeritus, Waffle House, Inc.
Entrepreneur, Co-Founder and Forder CTO, Performance Matters
Executive Director, Downtown Improvement Board
President/Owner, Bay Lumber Trading
Founder and Creative Director, HatchMark Studio, Co-Founder, Emerald Republic Brewing Co.