Meet Our Team


At ventureLAB, we LOVE what we do. 

The ventureLAB team hails from a diverse range of industries and segments, and embodies the innovation and agility that defines the entrepreneurship community. From the staff who organize and manage the ventureLAB entrepreneur support program, to the Executives in Residence who deliver business mentorship and advice, and the Resident Partners who provide a wide network of resources to our entrepreneurs – these are the people who help us deliver our programs to you every day.

  • Jeremy Laurin, President & CEO
  • Paul Rivett, Director of Client Services
  • Rachel Azagury, Director of Marketing
  • Janet Elwood, Director of Operations
  • Karen Dubeau, Director of Partner Engagement
  • Mercedeh Andalibi, Client Services Manager (Maternity Leave)
  • Emily Milling, Marketing Coordinator
  • Justine Kintanar, Engagement Manager
  • Michelle Lochan, Acting Client Services Manager
  • Teresa Chow, Financial Coordinator
  • Lisa Shi, Entrepreneurship Development Coordinator
  • Steven Speers, Data Analyst
  • Rob Cattle, Strategic Project Director
  • Mike Betts, Executive in Residence
  • Jane Gertner, Executive in Residence
  • Ana Misra, Executive in Residence
  • Robert (Bob) W. Ross, Executive in Residence
  • Ronald S. Smith, Executive in Residence
  • Heather Crosbie, Executive in Residence
  • Chris Cory, Executive in Residence
  • Jonathon Shore, Advisor
  • Maryna Bakuntseva, Advisor
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