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2016 Values and Ventures® Judges and Mentors

Paul Alar, Founder and Managing Director, West Mountain LLC
Greg Arnold, Chairman and CEO, Truman Arnold Companies
Jim Austin, Owner/Founder, Austin Company Commercial Real Estate
Patricia Bou, Principal, CannonDesign
Darlene Boudreaux, Executive Director, TECH Fort Worth
Tom Buckley, Consultant, Dwyer Group
Craig Burkert, Chief Financial Officer, Romco
Molly Cain, Executive Director, TECH Wildcatters
John Cockrell Jr., Vice President, Cockrell Enovation, Fort Worth, TX.
Debbie Cooley, President, Mpak Inc.
Will Elam, Retired Partner, JBG Companies
Don Engleman, Partner, North Harbor Associates
Tony Ford, President, Ford Leadership Solutions
Greg Forgatch, Co-Founder, eHarmony
Amy George, Founder, BlueAvocado
Lorie Gibbons, Founder and CEO, Fit4 Business Group
Tommy Glenn, Founder and CEO, Essential Lending
Bethany Gorham, Co-Founder and Head of Research, World Water Institute
Linda Hanson, Market President, Enterprise Bank and Trust
Steve Hargrove, Owner, Hargrove Electric Co. Inc.
Mant Hawkins, Principal and CEO, 4D Circle
Ryan Hortsman, CFO and CCO, Kildare Partners US LLC
Chris Jordan, President, Chief Steward and Co-founder, Electro Acoustics
Rishi Khanna, Founder and CEO, ISHIR & Digital Success Agency
Booke Lively, President, Cathedral Capital Inc.
Dave Moran, Co-founder, Deep Relevance Partners LLC
Mike Murphy, Principal, Powerhouse Retail Services
John Nowlan, President, Gulf Chemical International Group
Carolyn Phillips, Owner, Alchemy Pops
Pylar Pinkston, First Vice President-Investments, Wells Fargo
Megan Sanders, Associate, Bourland Wall & Wenzel
Kayvon Shahbaz, Vice President of Finance, Inspirus
Walter Steimel, Principal, The Steimel Law Group
Norman Stout, Executive, Desert Island Restaurants
Hillary Strasner, Owner and CEO, ProLab Inc.
Robert Swan, Operating Partner, General Atlantic
Brett Taylor, Vice President of Manufacturing and Equipment, Basic Energy Services
Tonya Veasey, Founder and CEO, Open Channels Group
Gerry Williams, Principal, G. Williams Consulting
Jeff Williams, Partner, Hanger Ventures
Victoria Wise, Founder, Wishing Well, Show & Tell, Tanglewood Moms


Tanner Agar, CEO, The Chef Shelf
Josh Agren, Audit Partner, Whitley Penn
Hayden Blackburn, Director, IDEA Works FW
Kim Booker, President, Sandler Training
Mark Borge, CEO and Co-founder, Afterimage Concepts Inc. and Best Facility Services
Nathan Butorac, Founder, Piñ
Mike Byrnes 
Tracie P. Cahoon, Founder, Indie Consulting LLC
Jubert Chavez, Facilities Engineer, Trinity Industries Inc.
Eddie Colvin, Founder, Colvin Resources Group
Carolina Zambrano Coppé
Cameron Cushman, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, PhysAssist Scribes
Brenda DeVore, Financial Advisor, Edward Jones
Dustin Dvorak, CIO, Agile Management Enterprises
James Fair, COO, Agile Management Enterprises
Mike Field, Chief Strategy Officer, Agile Management Enterprises
Eric Fletcher, President and CEO, Paragon Global Supply
John Fucci, Analyst, Steelhead Capital Management
Michele Gagne, Integration Project manager, Novartis 
Kevin Grace, CEO, Agile Management Enterprises 
Chris Handy, CEO, ThankHandy
Tim Hardman , Director of Strategic Partnerships, Energy by 5
David Hargrave, Principal, Powerhouse Retail Services
Ryan Harrington, President, Founder and CEO, Trinity Healthcare
Jason Hartley, Executive Director of Facilities, UNT Health Science Center
Jonathan Jenswold, President and Owner, @Work Search Group
Steve Litke, General Counsel, Doctors in Training
Baron Lukas, Founder and President, Vital Strategies Management Consulting
Keith Marshall, Localization Project Manager, Abbot Laboratories
Justin McMillan, CEO, Integrity Directional
Jeffrey Montgomery, Vice President of Lending, Pinnacle Bank
Meera Neb, President, TTI Labs
Andrew Nelson, Founder and CEO, Karman Line Industries
Tamara Payne, Founder, Ensembe Coworking
Jesse Peltier, President, P&H Casters
Robert Pollock, CEO, CorpX Strategy
Cal Quigly, Professor of STEM and Humanities, Tarrant County College
Greg Saltsman, Founder, Pearl Snaps Kolaches
Taylor Schrang
John Staab, Founder, Habitat Realty 
Ken Stephens, Founder and CEO, Eagle Integrity Capital
Jeff Tippey, Founder and CEO, InteliRail Inc.
Luke Wittenbraker, Marketing and Sales Director, Mactech
Jim Womack, Founder, UbiQual Inc.
Chris Wong, Founder, Family Orthopedics & Rehabilitation LLP