Ashley Steele

Ashley Steele


Seasoned entrepreneur Ashley Steele serves as ATDC’s local Athens Catalyst, coaching Athens startups and connecting them to  ATDC programs, coaching, and resources.  As an experienced tech, marketplace and service start-up founder and lifelong entrepreneur, Steele has a particular focus on community-building and entrepreneurial ecosystems.  Utilizing her own experience as the founder of multiple startups, including a high-growth tech startup and a national multi-market service startup, she guides the growth of local entrepreneurs in the Athens area.

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Katherine Shayne

Co-Founder & CEO/CIO

Dr. Jenna Jambeck

Co-Founder and Lead Scientist

Christian Foster

Chief People Person

Jennifer Davidson

COO/SVP Customer Experience

Mark Babcock

Chief Design Officer

Matt King

Technical Operations Director & Software Engineer

Nick Kreitz

Software Architect

Aries Aviles

Web Developer

Jacob Gil

Frontend Developer

Ava Wonn

Recycling Information Intern

Carson Lubin

Revenue Analysis Intern

Ben Rockaway

Recycling Intern

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