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
Chief Relationship Officer
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Kaitlin Byers
Director of Development
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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
Assistant Director of Development
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John Foster
Vault Community Manager
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Jill Wilkins
Events Director
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Samantha Dahlby
Director of K-12 Education
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Nate Adams
Software Architect/Agile Coach
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Aaron Horn
Chief Operating Officer
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Craig Barkley
Software Developer Instructor
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Jourdan McChesney
Events Coordinator
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Rob Merritt
Director of Communication
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Robbie Nesmith
Software Developer
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Jennifer Murphy
Director of Innovation Services
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Alison Mohr
Assistant K-12 Education Director
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Andy Fiedler
DeltaV Admissions Officer / K-12 Education Administrator
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Alex Taylor
Accelerator Managing Director
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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.

Mike Anderson

Senior Director, Central Engineering Services, Mission Systems, Collins Aerospace

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Bill Daly

Board Chair

Attorney, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Ben Dillon

Board Vice Chair

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

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Eric Engelmann

Founder of Geonetric, Executive Director of NewBoCo

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Samantha Hofer

Principal Engineering Manager, Collins Aerospace

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Geoff Wood

Founder, Gravitate

Des Moines, IA

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Stacy Van Gorp

Cofounder, See What I Mean

Cedar Falls, IA

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