weVENTURE Investors and Community Partners

   Equity Partners

Widerman Malek Attorneys at Law
Bank of America
Wells Fargo
Health First
Seacoast Bank
Zonta Club of Melbourne

League of Extraordinary Investors


  • Barbara Wall
  • Beth Gitlin
  • Betty Lou Steen-Clarke, weVENTURE Advisory Board
  • Bobbi Whitmore, Bobbi's at Parkside
  • Brandy Buckner, The Crab Stop
  • Carrie Sullivan, The Gathering Table
  • Catherine Wright, Indigo Strategic Consulting, LLC
  • Chelsea Moletz, Cromulence, LLC
  • Chris Conneen, Pizza Gallery & Grill
  • Christel Reaves, Connected Class
  • Christi Adams, The Glass House
  • Community Credit Union
  • Cordell Rolle, Rolle IT, LLC
  • Dana Kilborne, Cypress Bank Trust
  • Dawn Mays, Call One, Inc.
  • Elia Twigg
  • Elizabeth Gammon, Space Coast Roofing
  • Ellen Winter, Brevard Zoo
  • Eric Ponce, State Farm Insurance
  • Evelyn Stein, Vaya Space
  • Jeannette Kraar
  • Jennifer Kremer
  • Jonnie Swann
  • Josh Adams, Rock Paper Simple
  • Julie Braga, Residence Inn by Marriott
  • Julie Shipley, The Soup Shop
  • Kara Wood, District Planning
  • Karen Eidman, 98.5 The Beach 
  • Karen Montas, Johnson Montas, P.A.
  • Kathryn Rudloff
  • Kelly Swartz, Widerman Malek, PL
  • Kristin Woodling, Pamper Your Mind
  • Laraine Schultz, Wells Fargo Advisors
  • Laura Chiesman, FirstWave Financial
  • Laura Anne Pray, Berman Hopkins
  • Leslie Thomas, The Seaside Succulent
  • Lynne Mills, Harbor Financial
  • Marcy Ullom, VitaGlide
  • Mel Thomas, Hedrick Brothers Construction
  • Melbourne Chamber of Commerce
  • Peter Mannino
  • Ruth Hull
  • Sandy Michelson, Zonta of Melbourne
  • Steve Quello, Nexus
  • Tracy Stroderd, EverythingBrevard 
  • Wendy Romeu, Alluvionic
National Womens Business Council
Association Of Womens Business Centers
Economic Development Commission Florida Space Coast
St Lucie County Chamber of Commerce
Indian River County Chamber of Commerce - Economic Development



weVENTURE WBC has partnered with The Central Florida Corridor to establish a structured network of mentors and role models, equip women entrepreneurs to develop competitive SBIR grant applications and streamline commercialization pathways for their resulting STEM innovations. Available data shows just 13% of SBIR grant recipients nationally are women – a statistic The Corridor team eventually hopes to change through this intentional partnership approach. To learn more, visit www.sbir.gov/ or contact your weVENTURE business coach to ask if SBIR funding might be right for you!