Board of Directors
Following are the bios of our directors.
Loran Gutt is a well-connected digital strategy, corporate development, finance and marketing executive with 18 years global experience at the intersection of enterprise retailers, brands, B2C consumers, and B2B2C marketing technology companies.
As Strategy Leader at Bazaarvoice, Loran has a deep and specific market knowledge of eCommerce retail earned by consulting with and co-developing strategy with thousands of the world's best retailers and brands. Loran is a two-time $250M/year-scale eCommerce practitioner at both 3M Consumer Business Group and for an Internet Retail 100 retailer. He has 18 years of executive management experience motivating inclusive, diverse, global teams and translating strategic direction to operational change.
Gregg Lehman is an experienced CEO leader with demonstrated success in corporate turnarounds with highly profitable growth results. Gregg currently serves as CEO of The Difference Card. Previously he has served as CEO for Health Fitness, Gordian Health Solutions, and MGC Diagnostics. Trained in Continuous Process Improvement, Corporate Governance and Executive Coaching. Education includes a BS in Business Management from Indiana University and a Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) focused in Business, Finance & Economics from Purdue University.
Carolyn Treviño Jenkins is an award-winning technology executive and entrepreneur who has an extensive and diverse background. The teams she leads have won international recognition for outstanding customer success and national awards for cutting edge work in the HR. Several of her companies have won growth awards. Ms. Jenkins believes a culture of strategy execution and accountability can be achieved with servant and compassionate leadership.
Ms. Jenkins’ current leadership position is CSO and Head of the Product Division at EPSoft Technologies, a global SaaS company. EPSoft’s all-inclusive business process and intelligent automation platform is accelerating its client’s digital transformation.
Michael Savage serves as Partner & Executive Coach at Prime Movers Lab. He meets with founders in our portfolio on a monthly basis and supports them as they evolve with their organizations. He brings two decades and over 100,000 hours of coaching experience across a wide range of businesses, from startups coming out of YCombinator or 500 Startups, to C-Level executive coaching inside some of the most recognizable companies today.
Currently, he serves as the Vice President of Growth for Improving Nearshore, a B2B digital services firm focused on helping well-funded start-ups to enterprise brands transform their business by leveraging digital innovation. His volunteer work includes serving as an Elder at HCBC Dripping Springs, Chairman of the Board with SOLIDLeaders, Board of Directors with SOLIDPastors, and The University of Houston- Client Experience Advisory Panel.
Dr. Carney was recruited by the North American Mission Board to take a leadership role in developing, coordinating, and implementing a city outreach strategy for the Southern Baptist Convention. The strategic plan mobilized and galvanized local communities, churches, businesses, and government agencies to work in common cause to transform their cities socially and spiritually. Key components included community outreach connecting tens of thousands to the good news of the Gospel, planting more than 400 churches, mobilizing more than 100,000 volunteers in interdenominational partnerships for the cities of Phoenix, Las Vegas, New York City, Cleveland and Baltimore.