Our Staff

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The New Bohemian Innovation Collaborative’s staff is made up of world-class entrepreneurs, leaders, visionaries, startup community champions, educators, and builders. We’re an organization that creates a variety of initiatives: accelerators, coworking spaces, educational programs, and much, much more. This team is well-equipped to do it, too: we’ve built our companies from scratch and won national and international acclaim for rapid growth and corporate culture. We’ve traveled the world to study (and help create) the very best startup communities, innovation methods, and educational models.

Eric Engelmann
Executive Director
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David Tominsky
Accelerator Managing Director
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Jessalyn Holdcraft
Director of Marketing
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Kaitlin Byers
Director of Development
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Kristine Sorensen
Director of K-12 Education
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Frank Camp
General Counsel
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Jessica Bertling
UI/UX Developer
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Keith Dahlby
Software Architect
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Molly Monk
Accelerator Program Manager
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John Foster
Vault Community Manager
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Jill Wilkins
Events Director
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Austin McCarville
K-12 STEAM Instructor
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Samantha Dahlby
K-12 Education Coordinator
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Jesse Lane
Engineer-In-Residence
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Ben Kaplan
Videographer
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Laura Kaiden
Events Specialist
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Diane Dutton
Executive Assistant
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Our Board

NewBoCo, as a 501(c)3 nonprofit, has a board comprised of some of the state’s best-known entrepreneurs, builders, and community firestarters.

Aaron Horn

Director – IT, Iowa Interstate Railroad; Co-founder, BeatCancerToday.org

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Amanda West

Founder, Iowa Startup Accelerator; Co-Founder, Seed Here Studio

Iowa City, IA

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Andy Stoll

Founder, Iowa Startup Accelerator; Co-Founder, Seed Here Studio

Iowa City, IA

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Ben Dillon

Founder, Iowa Startup Accelerator; Chief Strategy Office and Partner, Geonetric

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Bill Daly

Attorney, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Eric Engelmann

Founder of Geonetric, Executive Director of NewBoCo

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Geoff Wood

Founder, Gravitate

Des Moines, IA

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Kate Washut

Partner, Far Reach

Cedar Falls, IA

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Lee Eilers

President & CEO, Marion Process Solutions

Marion, IA

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Stacy Van Gorp

Executive Director, McElroy Trust

Cedar Falls, IA

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