Our Purpose & Values
Our Purpose is to enable a new, diverse generation of business owners to generate wealth and increase the common good. That drives every decision we make.
Charlie JacksonChief Happiness Officer
Serial entrepreneur who has led multiple ventures in software, Internet, mobile and social networking and projects for Global 100 companies like Apple, Dell, IBM and Philips . Charlie holds a BA in Government and an MS in Technology Commercialization from The University of Texas and has been an active part of Austin's startup community.
Brian MikulencakChief Legal Scribe
Attorney with expertise in high-tech business, equity compensation, federal taxation, financing and lending transactions. Brian previously served with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and assisted startups and entpreneurs in Silicon Valley. He holds a BA in Architecture from the University of Texas and a JD from the University of Chicago.
Pana SaltaDirector of Women's Alliance
Financial and development professional with expertise in international affairs, social innovations, and women's business outreach. Pana is globally connected with the business and government world and holds a BA in Political Science from Baylor University and an MA in International Political Economy from the University of Kent.
Jan MorrisCreative Genius
Serial creative professional. Jan has held just about every position in the creative industry. He is an accomplished video producer, filmmaker, digital and print designer. He holds two Bachelor Degrees. The first in Media from Hunter College in New York City. The second in Graphic Design from Bellevue University in Nebraska.