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Launch Pad: November 14, 2018

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Aman Advani (CEO & Co-Founder, Ministry of Supply), Greg Lambrecht (Founder, Coravin), Matt Stephenson (Executive Director & Co-Founder, Code2College), and Rel Lavizzo-Mourey (Founder & Designer, Silver Lining Bespoke) on the Wednesday, November 14, 2018 edition of Launch Pad.

Air Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 on SiriusXM 132

Matthew Stephenson

Air Time: 7:00 pm
Featuring: Matt Stephenson

Greg Lambrecht

Air Time: 7:30 pm
Featuring: Greg Lambrecht

Aman Advani

Air Time: 8:00 pm
Featuring: Aman Advani

Rel Lavizzo-Mourey

Air Time: 8:30 pm
Featuring: Rel Lavizzo-Mourey

Featured Guests

Aman Advani

CEO & Co-Founder, Ministry of Supply

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Aman Advani is cofounder and CEO of Ministry of Supply, a clothing company born out of MIT that is creating a new category of apparel: Performance Professional. Early in his career, Aman experienced firsthand the limitations and discomfort of business apparel when traveling as a consultant, and it sparked the idea to merge the performance and comfort of athletic gear with the look and aesthetic of business wear. As CEO, Aman is responsible for the strategic growth of the company and has expanded Ministry of Supply’s online presence to multiple brick-and-mortar locations across the United States. Aman is frequently recognized for his accomplishments and asked to speak at leadership and retail events, including keynotes and panels at industry conferences nationwide. In addition to his work with Ministry of Supply, Aman is an active member of the Boston community, committed to giving back to the city where the Ministry of Supply brand was born.

Twitter – @amanadvani | @MinistrySupply

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Greg Lambrecht

Founder, Coravin

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Greg Lambrecht is the inventor, founder and board member of Coravin™. Mr. Lambrecht is also Founder and Executive Director of Intrinsic Therapeutics, Inc, a venture-backed medical device company focused on addressing the needs of patients with spinal disorders. In addition, Mr. Lambrecht is the founder and board member of Viacor, Inc., a start-up medical device company in the Boston area. Previously, Greg was Vice President of Product Development & Marketing at Stryker, a global orthopedic implant company where he directed the development and launch of numerous successful orthopedic implants. Mr. Lambrecht also held various management positions within Pfizer’s Medical Technology Group, where he directed and implemented a breakthrough process for inventing and developing new technologies. Mr. Lambrecht holds a Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He holds numerous patents in the fields of gynecology, general surgery, cardiology, and orthopedics.

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Matt Stephenson

Executive Director & Co-Founder, Code2College

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Matt Stephenson started his career in K-12 education as a high school math teacher, and later a Leadership Fellow, at Achievement First Amistad High School in New Haven, CT. Next, he joined NewSchools Venture Fund as an Associate Partner and venture investor in high-performing education organizations. He later joined KIPP Austin Public Schools, a public school district serving nearly 5,000 students across ten schools and three campuses, to manage a district budget of over $50mm serving as Director of Finance.

Prior to his career in K-12 education, Matt was a Financial Analyst at Goldman Sachs covering the Credit Derivative and Mortgage-Backed Securities product lines. He also managed the Sales & Trading internship program for the education nonprofit Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO), where he was able to support 93% of his cohort in receiving full-time job offers from their host firms.

Matt holds a M.B.A. in Entrepreneurial Management from The Wharton School and a BS in Finance and Information Systems from the Stern School of Business at New York University.

He currently resides in the Austin, TX area with his wife and two children.

Twitter – @Code2college | @MC_Stephenson

Recent feature – http://whartonmagazine.com/issues/fall-winter-2017/equity-investment-improving-opportunities-for-women-and-minorities-in-business/
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Rel Lavizzo-Mourey

Founder & Designer, Silver Lining Bespoke

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Education:

– Princeton Undergrad Major Education Policy and Visual Art Minor

– Wharton SF Executive Program

Past Experience:

– Urban Media Digital Startup

– Biz Dev & Brand Collaborations strategist for Beauty Fashion startups

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