Riders

2017

Cairn Cross

Co-Founder and Managing Director
FreshTracks Capital
Website
"One foot in the pasture, one foot in the future."

John Mandeville

Executive Director
Lamoille Economic Development Corporation
Website
Entrepreneurs are the backbone of job creation in this state as well as the country as a whole. My job is to support them in any and every way I can.

Sas Stewart

Co Founder
Stonecutter Spirits LLC
Website
Always thrilled to be part of Road Pitch!

Debby Pearson

Owner/Demo Rider
Green Mountain Harley-Davidson
Website
Man is the only animal who creates his own cage

David Pearson

Chief, Cook, Bottle Washer
Green Mountain Harley-Davidson
Website
If you're not living on the edge, you're taking up too much room

Joshua Kenyon

Founder, President
Modular Fitness Solutions Inc.
"If you do what you love, you'll never work a day in your life."

Gary Margolis

Founder & CEO
Social Sentinel, Inc.
Website
Hire intelligent and committed people, and then get out of their way so they can do their jobs.

Bob LoCicero

Photojournalist
Motorcycle-Vermont
Website
I'd rather be lucky than good.

Robert Bloch

Director, BYOBiz
Champlain College
I am looking forward to another Road Pitch.

Eric Egeland

CEO
Capacity Consulting
Website
Our brand is truth.

Heidi Clute

Founder, Managing partner
Clute Wealth Management, LLC
Website
Roadpitch is a fun, unique way of connecting entrepreneurs, sharing ideas, & strategies, to foster business growth.

Ed O’Boyle

Founder & CEO
FotoBridge
Website
“Adventure is worthwhile.” – Aesop

Dave Schmidt

Entrepreneur/Consultant/Photographer
45 North, LLC
Website
It's about the journey, not the destination

Steven Mason

COO
NEKTI Consulting
Website
"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." (attributed to Teddy Roosevelt-Original Rough Rider)

Colin Owyang

Vice President, General Counsel & Company Secretary
Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc.
Keep life in balance.

Basil Stetson

Serial Entrepreneur
Retired, looking for my next gig.
Such an awesome vehicle to encourage entrepreneurial activity in the State of Vermont.

Sivan Cotel

Co Founder
Stonecutter Spirits LLC
Website
Road Pitch is the best and only way to combine a love of riding in Vermont with a dedication to entrepreneurship!
Peter Pollak on his Harley Davidson

Peter Pollak

CEO
Dynapower
Website
Ride Safe. Invest Smart

Leigh & Chris Cole

Leigh - Attorney/Shareholder/Director at Dinse, Knapp, & McAndrew, PC Chris - Commisioner of VT Department of Buildings and General Services
Portrait of Charley Ininger posing next to his motorcycle on a sunny day

Charley Ininger

Business Advisor
Vt. Small Business Development Center
"Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it's worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains." ~Steve Jobs

Julie Perlmutter

Multi faced entrepreneur, Real Estate Property Manager, Thriving Air BNB Business
Portrait of Tom Myers riding a sport bike

Tom Myers

Associate Professor Int'l Business, Management, and Entrepreneurship
Champlain College
Black and white portrait of James Lockridge on his Harley Davidson

James Lockridge

Executive Director
Big Heavy World
Website

Alan Newman

Serial Entrepreneur and Raconteur Master of Ceremonies, LaunchVT Competition
Ken McCauley on his Harley

Ken McCauley

Co-Founder/Partner
127 Energy LLC
Website

Peter Curless

Chairman of Booom!
Green Mountain Harley-Davidson
Website
when in doubt... burn out...

Nathan Sanel

Owner
National Powersports Distributors
Website
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.

Andrew Stickney

CEO
Burlington Bytes
Website
“The real cycle you're working on is a cycle called yourself.” ― Robert M. Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values

David & Sandra Werner

Founder, President
Third Eye Design, Inc.
Website
Increasing rider visibility, making motorcyclists safer, saving lives!

Jim Black

Chair, Business/Economics Department
Johnson State College
Website
Nothing better than riding with good friends and listening to good pitches.

Keith Koehler

Business Development Manager
Manufacturing Solutions, Inc. (MSI)
Website
Motorcycling accelerates one’s senses beyond the commonplace. What better platform is there for launching dreams?

Gary Jacobs

Senior Director - Private Equity Operations
Alvarez & Marsal
Website
Some Call it Luck, However, Preparation + Persistence + Opportunity = Success

Stephen Trenholm

Tax Director
Gallagher Flynn & Co. LLP, CPAs
Website
Thrilled to be part of Road Pitch again this year and thanks to my employer Gallagher Flynn for being a sponsor!

Charles Graham

President
Volume8 Creative, Inc
Website
We all die. The goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something that will. Charles Palahniuk

Eli Lesser-Goldsmith

Owner
Healthy Living Market
Website
Let's carve up some VT roads and find some amazing VT businesses!

Mike Pelchar

Retired
Keurig Green Mountain
Perseverance