2020 Judges

indiana entrepreneurs & Investors

Crossroads 2020 featured an impressive group of 32 judges from all over the state of Indiana. They came from diverse backgrounds and brought extensive knowledge on entrepreneurship, business, and investing. 

Nick Arnett

Nick Arnett

1517 Fund | Principal

Katie Birge

Katie Birge

M25 | Associate, Head of Platform

Steve Bryant

Steve Bryant

Ivy Tech Community College | Executive Director, Gayle & Bill Cook Center for Entrepreneurship

Trey Buck

Trey Buck

Gravity Ventures | Managing Partner

Caitlin Bulger

Caitlin Bulger

South Bend Code School | Program Coordinator

Laurie Cobb

Laurie Cobb

Mockingbird Ventures LLC | President & CEO

Sarah Cochran

Sarah Cochran

Indiana University, Kelley School of Business | Clinical Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship

Kristen Cooper

Kristen Cooper

The Startup Ladies | CEO & Founder

Amanda Findlay

Amanda Findlay

MatchBOX Coworking Studio| Managing Director

Cindy Frey

Cindy Frey

Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce | President

Matthew Gardner

Matthew Gardner

Notre Dame Pit Road Fund | Managing Principal

Aaron Gillum

Aaron Gillum

50 South Capital | Senior Vice President

Samantha Ginther

Samantha Ginther

IU Ventures | Senior Associate & Head of Platform

John M. Hanak

John M. Hanak

Purdue Ventures| Managing Director

Julie Heath

Julie Heath

The Speak Easy| Executive Director

Jillian Ivers

Jillian Ivers

New Ventures at Cook Medical | Manager

Kelli Jones

Kelli Jones

Be Nimble Foundation & Sixty8 Capital | Co-Founder

Shelley Klingerman

Shelley Klingerman

NEXT Studios | Managing Entrepreneur

Chelsea Linder

Chelsea Linder

gener8tor | Managing Director of gBETA

Jane Martin

Jane Martin

Village Ventures | General Partner

Laurie McRobbie

Laurie McRobbie

Indiana University

Cy Megnin

Cy Megnin

Elevate Ventures | Entrepreneur in Residence

Oscar Moralez

Oscar Moralez

Boomerang Ventures | Managing Partner

Ben Pidgeon

Ben Pidgeon

VisionTech | Executive Director

Jason Salstrom

Jason Salstrom

Purdue Foundry@WestGate | Director

Jonathan Schalliol

Jonathan Schalliol

HG Ventures | Director

Eric Smith

Eric Smith

High Alpha | Head of Business Design

Crystal Vann Wallstrom

Crystal Vann Wallstrom

Fort Wayne Electric Works| Managing Director of Innovation

John Wechsler

John Wechsler

Launch Fishers, Indiana IoT Lab | Founder & CEO

Jason Whitney

Jason Whitney

IU Angel Network | Executive Director

Teri Willey

Teri Willey

IU Ventures | Executive Director & Fund Manager

Landon Young

Landon Young

Elevate Ventures | Director of University Initiatives & EIR