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.
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.
Take your time, focus and be intentional with where you are placing yourself and your business.
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.
Hutch has always been about the intersection of government, digital services, and community.
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.
The money will come. Don’t get worried. Don’t chase the dollars. Chase the passion.
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.
Just remember to please leave government better than you found it, continue to help us with transforming 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.
A brand has to know who it is, and why, before it can convince anyone else of it.
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 multiple 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.
Most of the time businesses are focused on the wrong thing. They worry about profit for example, but profit isn’t necessarily the thing that is going to determine if your business is successful.
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.
Entrepreneurship is, in essence, a Masters degree in failure. Successful entrepreneurs learn how to turn failure into iteration. Embrace failure wholeheartedly and you will find the path to success.
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