Our AB Brings world-class talent and expertise to our team.

Our AB was built with the same care that we take when building boards for our clients. We’re honored to team with these industry leaders & experts to accomplish our goals in helping more businesses succeed.

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Sue Bevan Baggott | Founder and President, Power Within Consulting

Sue is passionate about accelerating life-improving innovation, empowering purpose-driven leaders, and driving business success. She is a strategic, human-centered Exec Advisor, Innovator, Speaker, Angel Investor, and Board Member. Previously, Sue was a global innovation leader at Procter & Gamble, growing mega-brands from Pantene to Pampers. In 2014, she founded Power Within Consulting to help organizations from large enterprises to fast-growing startups adopt human-centered mindsets to drive more impactful leadership, innovation, and entrepreneurial success. Sue’s mission is to empower positive impact via innovation and connection. She strives to catalyze important changes through her speaking, writing, advising, and investing - all with purpose-driven leaders and organizations.

Kip Knight | Founder @ CMO Coaches

Kip is the founder of CMO Coaches, a team of former CMO’s who work with aspiring marketing leaders. He has worked in 64 countries around the world across multiple industries, including P&G, Pepsico, eBay, and H&R Block. He is a published author and is an Operating Partner with Thomvest Ventures, a $500M venture capital fund specializing in three core sectors – Financial Technology, Cybersecurity and Cloud Infrastructure. His specialties are venture capital, packaged goods, restaurants (ie fast food), internet, e-commerce, international marketing assignments, marketing strategy, communication, seminars and new brand/product launches.

Boon Lai | Managing Director @ Google

Boon Lai is currently Managing Director at Google, in charge of driving growth for Google Workspace (Gmail, Chat, Meet, Docs and Calendar) across 3 billion users and 10 million commercial customers. Previously, Boon was CMO for Cisco Webex, CMO/Digital Officer for Nokia, and GM Digital Health for Philips. Boon has an BS in Marketing/MIS from Boston University and an Executive MBA from the London Business School. Boon is passionate about democratizing knowledge and creating more business access to advisors.

Darryl Mobley | Co-Founder & Head of Strategy @ Beauty of the Nile

Darryl is the CoFounder and Head of Strategy for Beauty Of The Nile®, which makes science-based skin care products designed for skin-of-color. A graduate of West Point, his marketing experience started at P&G and progressed from there. He was the CEO at Catapult Leaders, the leading executive search firm which matches Black Mid to Senior level managers across multiple functions with top companies that value a diverse pipeline, equity, and inclusion. He is an executive and life coach who has his own radio (now podcast) show, has authored books, and is a popular speaker on Personal Development, Marketing and Business Building, Entrepreneurship, Having Fun While Succeeding, and Work-Life Balance.

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theabplatform Kip Olmstead

Kip Olmstead | CEO @ VoiceComm

Kip is the Chief Executive Officer for VoiceComm, the premier distributor of smartphone, tablet, and mobile device accessories for the North American market. A graduate of West Point, his marketing experience began at P&G, where he worked on Prilosec OTC, Oral-B, Duracell, as well as serving on the Walmart team. He held senior Marketing and executive leadership roles at Crayola, First Quality Enterprises, Genomind and Baack2. He is committed to the evolution of healthcare therapies for both physical and mental health, and has held leadership roles and has extensive experience in healthcare companies at all stages of development.

Colleen Paulson | Founder @ Ageless Careers

Colleen is the Founder of Ageless Careers, which helps experienced executives find roles where their skills can be most valuable.  Her career started at P&G in the Supply side of the business, and after earning her MBA from the University of Pittsburgh, she worked at FedEx in a strategic pricing role.  She is an expert in leveraging LinkedIn to grow your business and has over 28,000 followers.  She has been quoted as an industry expert by major news organizations including CBS News, Yahoo Finance, MSN, LinkedIn News, and FlexJobs.

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Named LinkedIn Top Voice for Board Relations

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Jonathan Schechter  | Found & Executive Director @ Charture Institute

Jonathan is a graduate of Stanford and Yale universities and has built his career around two fundamental premises: 1) As a species, humans can be no healthier than the ecosystems in which we live; and 2) As a society, we can be no healthier than our institutions. Jonathan is the founder and executive director of the Charture Institute, a Jackson WY think tank focused on Co-Thriving, a state in which human communities and the natural environment around them simultaneously flourish.  Jonathan previously worked for 15 years in management consulting, on projects ranging from improving efficiencies for oilfield services companies to national health care policy. Jonathan has been a member of the Jackson town council since 2019.

Jason Vincelette | Director of Product Management @ Procurement Partners

Jason is a SaaS expert. He is currently Director of Product Management for Procurement Partners, which provides spend management and invoice automation solutions to the healthcare industry. His career began in the Navy and he has extensive experience in security systems, payroll processing, electronic document management, supply chain, and procurement SaaS solutions. He has held senior roles at CorMine, Proactis, Technology Industries, and RSA Security.

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theabplatform David Wiser

David Wiser | Managing Principal @ Wiser Partners, LLC

David is the Managing Principal at Wiser Partners, an executive recruiting company he started in 1994. The company focuses more on functional expertise than industry specialization. Wiser Partners has a world-class client portfolio that stretches across every industry and every shape and size, from Fortune 100, to Private Equity-owned, to VC-backed, to Family-held. He started his career at P&G in Brand Management and was the Vice President at On Target Media.

Arra Yerganian | Founder & CRO @ Concentric Ventures

Arra is the Founder of Concentric Ventures. He is an award winning marketing and sales leader who is passionate about storytelling. His career started at P&G and he has served as Chief Marketing and Chief Experience Officer for leading companies like Tivity Health, Sutter Health, One Medical, University of Phoenix, and Lennar Homes, and Procter & Gamble. He sits on multiple boards, including Heart & Paw, Frontrunner Technologies, ZorroSign, Sage Medic, and Ground Truth.