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NKY Startup Accelerator Announces 2016 Board of Directors

UpTech, Greater Cincinnati’s accelerator for data-driven startups, announces their 2016 Board Of Directors.

The following individuals make up the 2016 UpTech Board:

Tom Prewitt, UpTech Board Chairman- Partner, Graydon Head & Ritchey, LLP
Casey Barach- Director, Kentucky Innovation Network at Northern Kentucky
Frank Caccamo- Executive Advisor and Senior Consultant with Cincinnati Consulting Consoritum
Keith Cheesman- Founder & President, KAC Consulting Services, LLC
David Heidrich- General Manager, Zalla Companies
Eileen Weisenbach Keller- Associate Professor of Marketing, Northern Kentucky University
Kevin Kirby- Dean of the College of Informatics at Northern Kentucky University
Andrew Sathe- Consultant, MCF Advisors
Bill Scheyer- President, Skyward
Trey Tapke- Director, Robert W. Baird & Co.

“We are priviledged to work with such a talented group of volunteer Directors, all of whom are passionate about enhancing the startup community in Greater Cincinnati,” said Prewitt.

The UpTech Board of Directors provides the fiduciary oversight for UpTech, Inc., which operates the UpTech program, J.B. Woodruff is Program Director.  UpTech Fund II, LLC, which provides funding for companies selected for the UpTech program, is seperately governed by a Fund Manager, Trey Tapke, who is advised by an Investment Committee.  

- Staff report/Photo: Tom Prewitt (provided)