Meet the Team

Who we are.

Arch Grants staff and volunteer leadership are believers and builders themselves and are relentless in their efforts to champion bold entrepreneurs and build a robust future for the St. Louis region, and for the world.

GABE
ANGIERI

Executive Director

betsy barton

Chief of Staff

jess
bellomo

Director of Competition

JOHN
BERUBE

Executive Assistant

alfred
jackson

Director of Portfolio

SARA
MESIANO

Entrepreneur Support Associate

Board of Directors

Elizabeth Zucker

President
President, Clayco St. Louis Region

Jerry Schlichter, J.D.

Chairman
Founding & Managing Partner, Schlichter Bogard & Denton

Matt badler

Treasurer
Principal, Twain Financial Partners

stefanie thelen

Secretary
Advisor


jack bader

Chairman, 1904Labs

ALI Ahmadi

CEO & Co-Founder, TCARE (2019 Cohort)

Zundra BRyant

Senior Vice President, Global People Experiences and Services, Cushman Wakefield

MAXINE CLARK

Founder, Build-A-Bear Workshop

Jim Eberlin

Founder of Host Analytics, Gainsight, & TopOPPS

Bob Guller, J.D., MBA

Owner, BEB Management

sanjay jain

Investor

Courtney Leiendecker

Startup Advisor

Sandra Moore

Managing Partner, Advantage Capital

joe schlafly, j.d.

Venture Capital Consultant

richard tao

Richard Tao LLC

Advisory Council

Harry Arader

President, The Centromere Group

Mark Bartig

Vice President US Sales, Binalyze!

Dan Creston

Former Chief Operating Officer, Alpha Packaging

jean fidone-schroer

Director of National Accounts, Focus Distribution

Jim fox

Chief Financial Officer, Colibri Group

Talia Goldfarb

Elise Miller Hoffman

General Partner, Cultivation Capital

Steve Trampe

Principal, Owen Development

Heather Wood

General Partner, Cultivation Capital

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Be a Part of the Movement

We champion extraordinary entrepreneurs to create positive change – for St. Louis and for the world. Join us by applying to our Global Startup Competition, becoming a financial supporter, volunteering your time or amplifying our message.