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OWNER & CHIEF INNOVATION OFFICER
Greg Hofbauer, a career entrepreneur, most notably founded several international award-winning technology companies specializing in interactive digital storytelling on the web. After selling both businesses, Greg recently served as the Director of Innovation at ChamberRVA and managed the regional Small Business Development Center / THRIVE Mentoring Program.
A graduate of the University of Richmond, Greg has a background in Computer Science and Digital Communications. He is now a VCUarts Adjunct Professor within their ARTs department teaching entrepreneurship to aspiring artists. Greg is also a catalyst in the RVA community and an active volunteer/member at many organizations in the region including the Metropolitan Business League, the Goochland Chamber of Commerce, RVA Amigos, Tricycle Urban Agriculture and more.
Greg has been a mentor for many local startups and was also involved in the early stages of multiple local entrepreneurial initiatives including the 1 Million Cups initiative, RVA Startup Weekend, the Lighthouse Labs accelerator, Capital One’s Design Jam, VCUarts’ CoLab Program, and The Community Foundation’s Amazing Raise.
DIRECTOR, CLIENT SERVICES
Kelly Powers has spent the last 4 years cultivating the skills necessary to grow and maintain small businesses in the Richmond Area. Her skills as a General Manager for Ravenchase Adventures has helped it grow to 3 locations with over 30 team members. Client relations and team cultivation are familiar to her which makes her a great addition to the Hofbauer team as our Director of Client Services.
Holly Ashton is graduate of the Visual Arts program at Virginia Commonwealth University. She is a highly sought-after freelance artist and creative web designer based in Richmond, VA who loves working with nonprofits and community organizations. She specializes in visual design, video editing, motion graphics, and frontend web design.