Meet the Team
Good companies adapt to shifting market trends.
Great companies shape them.
We're an incubator that works "with" you to help get the dream off the ground and scaling.
We partner with founders to ensure they have the play by play on how to build a successful Digital Services firm that stands out from the pack.
Stephanie ChinProgram Manager
Ecosystem builder Stephanie serves as the Hutch Program Manager, working alongside our team of expert coaches, partners, and board members to strategically build successful and impactful government digital services firms
Delali DzirasaLead Coach
Serial entrepreneur, civic tech founder, connector, and thought-leader, Delali Dzirasa, serves as the Hutch Lead Coach. He is also the founder/CEO of the largest software developer and 5th minority-owned firm in the greater Baltimore area, Fearless. Delali provides our cohorts with the tools, resources, and knowledge to be successful in government.
John FosterOperations Coach
Successful program delivery in civilians, HHS, DoD, DHS, and the Intelligence Communities is John's sweet spot. With 5+ years of experience in government digital transformation, John serves as the Hutch Operations Coach working with our cohort companies to build value into their businesses. He is currently the NSBA Leadership Council Appointee.
Greg GodboutSales / Business Development Coach
Government digital transformation expert, co-founder, and the first Executive Director of 18F, Greg Godbout, serves as the Hutch Sales/Business Development Coach. He shares his experiences as the former CTO of EPA with our cohorts to maximize each company's ability to scale and grow in government.
Bethany HaltemanBrand & Storytelling Coach
Brand expert and the force behind the Fearless brand, Bethany serves as the Hutch Storytelling and Brand Coach. With 10+ years of experience in people-centered design across software, interiors, and digital, she has coached 18+ digital services brands, including the Digital Services Coalition.
Ryan HemmingerFinance Coach
Budgeting, financial management, and proposal pricing are the core of Ryan Hemminger's work as the Hutch Finance Coach. As an experienced CFO of 150+ organizations and the Budget Director for Baltimore City Schools, scaling $1.3B, Ryan teaches our cohort founders how to avoid common financial mistakes in government contracting.
Will SeamansStrategic Planning Coach
Seasoned entrepreneur, founder, and chief facilitator of Unison, Will Seamans, serves as the Hutch Strategic Planning Coach. Will helps our cohorts create vision, systems and strategy within their businesses by creating peer to peer accountability to execute until results are achieved.
Andrea Wright-Snader Vice President, Business Development ICF
Excited about the opportunity to support emerging minority-owned digital services firms growth and make a positive impact within the federal government.Andrea Wright-Snader Vice President, Business Development ICF
Carla Briceno CEO & Co-Founder Bixal
I am honored to join the Hutch Advisory Board to support its valuable mission of supporting the growth and diversity of small businessesCarla Briceno CEO & Co-Founder Bixal
Clair Koroma Senior Advisor to the Federal CIO The White House
I joined the Board of Hutch because it is filling a critical gap in the digital services tech space.Clair Koroma Senior Advisor to the Federal CIO The White House
Felix Gilbert President XCell
Hutch equipped me with the tools & community I needed to grow XCell beyond myself. And it is an honor to turn around and give back to the same community that equipped me with the resources, knowledge and network that has equipped me for my entrepreneurial journey.Felix Gilbert President XCell
George Davis Executive Vice President Evergreen Advisors
Hutch will be the defacto MBA program for aspiring government tech services companies and will build an ecosystem of diverse, value and community based businesses.George Davis Executive Vice President Evergreen Advisors
Jason Cullum Vice President, Federal Health Oddball
When you are supporting a small business, you are supporting a dream. I am here to help overcome the inevitable challenges and enable success for the company, but more importantly the person with the dream.Jason Cullum Vice President, Federal Health Oddball
Julie Meloni Vice President of Digital Solutions Pluribus Digital
I joined the Hutch board to ensure emerging minority-led civic technology companies, regardless of size, have all the tools and lessons learned available to them to deliver impactful digital services.Julie Meloni Vice President of Digital Solutions Pluribus Digital
Lauren Lockwood Founder & Principal Bloom Works
Right now the cards are stacked against small businesses looking to serve the public interest — how do you navigate procurement without a 10-person legal team?Lauren Lockwood Founder & Principal Bloom Works
Robbie Holmes Director of Digital Services and Software Engineering Prince William County, Virginia
Over the course of my career I have figured out my driving goal is impact and achieving that is only through delivering value. Hutch is trying to help build the next generation of organizationsRobbie Holmes Director of Digital Services and Software Engineering Prince William County, Virginia
Robert Testerman Portfolio Director Fearless
It is our responsibility to lift as we climb, and the board of Hutch affords me an opportunity to help lift a new, diverse generation of entrepreneurs providing innovation through digital services and technology.Robert Testerman Portfolio Director Fearless
Traci Walker Executive Director Digital Services Coalition
Hutch is a perfect example of how entrepreneurs can get a leg up in the competitive government digital service market in a safe environment.Traci Walker Executive Director Digital Services Coalition
Victor Udoewa Chief Experience Officer and Service Design Lead NASA SBIR/STTR
I believe in the message and mission of Hutch and love that we are increasing the representation of women-owned and minority-owned digital services companies. The diversity isn't just a marketing advantage. Diversity actually affects the digital services we make and their outcomes.Victor Udoewa Chief Experience Officer and Service Design Lead NASA SBIR/STTR