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University Venture Fund Launched
First university-led venture fund in the nation
Sorenson Impact Center Endowed by Jim Sorenson 

OUR JOURNEY

Secures White House Social Innovation Fund Grant
Hosts first Winter Innovation Summit
Center’s Data Science & Field Building Team Launched
927 attendees at the fifth-annual Winter Innovation Summit

OUR FOUNDER

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Jim Sorenson
"Do good while doing well."

OUR TEAM

Henry Alvarez, Manager
Ellesse Balli, Managing Director
Grant Baskerville, Manager
Neah Bois, Associate
Kyra Clarke, Sr. Associate
Janis Dubno, Managing Director
Sonya Erickson, CAO
Missie Frandsen, Manager
Daniel Hadley, Managing Director
Austin Heywood, Manager
Robmary Juarez, Associate
Jeramy Lund, Managing Director
Jolyn Metro, Sr. Associate
Meredith Muller, Associate
Chance Murray
Sreeja Nair, Sr. Associate
Allison Nicholson, Manager
Kendall Rathunde, Sr. Associate
Gwendolyn Reynolds, Director
Tiana Rogers, Ph.D., Manager
Caroline Ross, Director
Chad Salvadore, CFO
Max Seawright, Ph.D., Director
Steph Shotorbani, Sr. Designer
Luke Tuttle, Associate
Elizabeth VanSant Webb, Sr Associate
Jonathan Zadra, Ph.D., Director
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OUR SENIOR STUDENT FELLOWS

Brandon Alex
Nathan Allen
Hannah Allred
Dan Barrell
Cole Boydstun
Justin Chen
Kinkade Darling
Caleb Hawkins
Kevin Huang
Ben Hubbard
Lexi Kaili
Brint MacDonald
Madelyn O'Farrell
Paige Remington
Alvin Tsang
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OUR STUDENT FELLOWS

Sam Aden
Ross Baldwin
Kevin Castell
Devon Gethers
Cole Grizzell
Peter Gombert
Ryan Harris
Jacob Johnson
Braxton Kunde
Koller Lange
Neha Jwala
Marin Murdock
Giovanni Nava
Jared Nuess
Arturo Quiroz
Cole Rasmussen
Lindsay Richards
Evan Schauer
Adam Wall
Josh Ward
Hannah Williams
Erika Wilson
Bayleigh Whiteley
Meghan Williams
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