John Mueller is an assistant professor at Western Michigan University (WMU) in Kalamazoo where he teaches entrepreneurship. Prior to working on his PhD in Entrepreneurship at the University of Louisville, he started and ran several businesses in the software industry, including GolfSolutions.com. His work experiences have allowed him to live and work in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He enjoys being involved with exciting businesses in the startup community.
Stacy Burdette is a sales support and content management administrator at Type-40 Sales, and is the Founder of Hacker Gals -- a makerspace-like community group, with a focus on women. She has a BA and an MBA from Western Michigan University, and is currently working on a degree in Psychology and Rhetoric and Writing Studies. Stacy enjoys volunteering and being involved in the Kalamazoo community.
Husband and wife, Laura and Ryan Vaughn, are founders in their own right, having started Blackbird RSVP, Sitting in a Tree, and Varsity News Network, respectively.