Team



Mentors, coaches, investors, and other valuable members of the agriculture, aquaculture, environmental, innovation, and startup ecosystems provide their expertise to the accelerator program. The interactions and counsel they provide to participating startups is the most valuable aspect of the program.



HANNAH CALLIHAN

North Central Insurance Agency

Farm Insurance | Risk Management

SAM ZAPPAS

Serial Entrepreneur

Revenue and Business Strategy

ANDREW ROSE

MidAtlantic Farm Credit

Technology | Financing

Peter Ettinger

Aldebaran Partners

Startup | Marketing | Operations

CHRIS HLUBB

F³ Tech Program Director

Aquaculture | Entrepreneurship

Dan Rider

Maryland Forest Service

Forestry | Farming

Tony Kern

Deloitte (retired) | Pinoak Capital

Technology | Investment

Tom Haschen

Novera Protein

Agriculture | Farms | Dairy

Mike Thielke

Eastern Shore Entrepreneurship Center

Startup | Funding | Innovation | Logistics

Tommy Luginbill

College of Southern Maryland

Innovation | Startup | Technology