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meet the team.


RTL founder + managing director + Foundation Board President

Dan is a prolific serial entrepreneur with corporate roots. He started his career doing marketing for Fortune 500s like  General Mills, Colgate Palmolive, and M&M/MARS. Dan also served on the Operating Committee of Bank of America as the Brand & Advertising Executive. Dan began his entrepreneurial career in 2003 as was one of the co-founders of Red Ventures, and has co-founded three different companies that have made it to the INC 500 list of fastest growing private companies in America.


RTL co-founder + Foundation executive director

Sara Garcés-Roselli is a solutions-focused Entrepreneur, Senior Executive and Thought Leader with more than 20 years of success across the marketing, advertising, oil and chemical, telecommunications and consumer product industries. Leveraging extensive experience managing and directing business operations, she is a valuable asset for companies, that are struggling with branding and strategy, succession planning, transitioning to the next business stage, or need a fresh perspective as they work to grow effectively into a larger scale company.

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program director for RTL + Foundation

Ashley is the Program Director at RevTech Labs. In her current role, she manages and oversees the daily operations for the program, marketing, sales, and events departments. She works closely with the Founder and Managing Director to ensure company growth and success. Ashley's background is in events and marketing planning and operations, with most of her career spent in the non-profit sector. She spent over five years running marketing campaigns and producing fundraising events for various non-profits in Western New York, and spent two years developing marketing plans and managing client budgets for maximum ROI at a digital advertising agency. 


RTL Executive event producer

 Hannah, originally a Boston native, earned her Bachelor's degree in Event Management. She oversees all of RevTech Labs' Conferences and Events. Hannah is passionate about helping Founders come together for new experiences, education, and moving their big ideas further along. 


marketing & Sales coordinator

Sarah recently moved to Charlotte after receiving a BBA in Marketing from Texas Christian University. She has a passion for social media management and will be assisting in the development of RevTech Labs' marketing strategy. Additionally, her role offers support to the RTL sponsorship team.


sponsorship sales manager + Foundation Relationship Manager

Richie graduated from Clemson University with a degree in Business Marketing after retiring from an eight year professional baseball career. Since then, he's become involved in seed-round investing and helping companies navigate early-stage business development.


michael hawes

sponsorship sales manager + Foundation Relationship Manager

Michael is a Charlotte native and a College of Charleston graduate with a degree in Business Administration and Entrepreneurship. He is passionate about the startup ecosystem and impact focused entrepreneurship.

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Kasie JAckson

PROGRAM coordinator

Kasie is a graduate of Appalachian State University with a degree in Workforce Leadership and Innovation. In her role, she coordinates and schedules program logistics for the accelerator program. Kasie is committed to assisting entrepreneurs through each cohort by being detailed and communicative so they can experience profitability and success.


Caroline Hobbs 

Event coordinator 

Caroline is a recent graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and received her Bachelor's of Arts in Communication Studies with a minor in Journalism. She is passionate about events, creating memorable high touch experiences, and building the community. 

core values.

bring solutions

Focus on positive actions to issues. 

Be helpful with, and mindful of, the main goal (task) at hand. 

Listen to and value the diversity of perspectives on our team.

celebrate often

Outline success metrics and celebrate their achievement. 

Celebrate the impact we make in our community.

challenge each other

Contribute to each other’s personal growth. 

Acknowledge and appreciate work and different work styles.

join our team.

Program coordinator 

We're looking for a full-time, entry-level coordinator to help with the planning, production and execution of our Fintech + Insurtech Accelerator Program.

summer intern

We're looking for part-time events and marketing interns to join our team for the summer, helping with the production and promotion of our upcoming conference. Send us your resume today!

event volunteer

We're always looking for day-of event support and staff. If you're interested in helping at one of our marquee events send us a note today!

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