Las Vegas Mentor Program

Working from a startup hub has its perks. Our awesome Las Vegas mentors are one of them. Contact the front desk to reserve time! Non-members can also take advantage of our awesome deals by purchasing a single day pass on the day of mentoring!

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Taylor Dondich, a mentor at Work in Progress Coworking in Downtown Las Vegas

Taylor Dondich

Taylor Dondich is an experienced technical leader and the CTO at ProcessMaker, an enterprise software company empowering businesses to automate their internal and external processes. Taylor was Senior Engineer at Yahoo in 2007, Senior Engineer at Splunk (which had its IPO in 2012) and the VP of Engineering at MaxCDN, which was acquired by StackPath … Continued

Work in Progress Mentor George Moncrief

George Moncrief

As a Tech Scout for AFWERX, George Moncrief brings entrepreneurs and developers together with Air Force decision makers. He helps develop and deliver new tech to airmen, giving every civilian a shot at selling their solutions to the military. This is a win-win, as solo inventors and startups get a fair chance at big projects, … Continued

Work in Progress Mentor Shane J Young

Shane Jasmine Young, Esq.

Lawyers come a dime a dozen, but only Shane offers a new look at the law. Unlike others that claim to have expertise in every area of the law and make unrealistic promises just to get your business, Shane is dedicated to assessing your unique circumstances and putting together the best team to meet your … Continued

Justyn Hornor, Work in Progress mentor

Justyn Hornor

Justyn is, among other things, a nerd. He’s a full-stack developer with 15+ years experience, but he’s also co-founded numerous startups via bootstrap, Seed, and Series A funding rounds. He’s been through a couple of exits and mergers along the way, too. He’s a patent holder (US Patent No. 9,438,682) with additional patents underway. Justyn’s … Continued

Todd Miller Startup Mentor

Todd Miller

Todd is an Angel Investor and Entrepreneur.  His previous startup, Homing In, was successfully acquired and he’s participated in numerous seed and series A rounds in various startups.  A graduate of the US Naval Academy with a BS in Computer Science as well as an MBA from the University of Alabama, he can help with … Continued

Kurt Wankier, mentor (and co-owner) at Work in Progress Coworking in Downtown Las Vegas

Kurt Wankier

Kurt Wankier is a co-owner of Work in Progress, the CEO of NeONBRAND Digital Marketing, and the brains behind iSee Metryx practice management software. With a business degree in finance, Kurt has a head for numbers. He has worked with the Small Business Administration consulting with small companies, honed his analytical skills with Fitch IBCA, … Continued

Wayne Tew, mentor at Work in Progress Coworking

Wayne Tew

Wayne Tew retired in 2015 after 29 years as President and CEO of Clark County Credit Union. He also served on a number of industry related boards during his career. Currently, Wayne is a co-owner of Ultimate Collision Repair Centers in Las Vegas and manages Tew Investments LLC, a personal company for real estate and … Continued

Kenny Eliason Mentor

Kenny Eliason

You might recognize Kenny Eliason as one of the co-owners of Work in Progress. What you might not know is that he’s also the founder of NeONBRAND Digital Marketing, the Big Cheese at #VegasTech, a mentor for the UNLV School of Entrepreneurship, and a leader in the local startup community. Kenny offers free training each … Continued

Las Vegas Mentor Dennis Sponer

Dennis Sponer

Dennis M. Sponer founded ScripNet in 1997 to control the exponential growth in pharmaceutical costs borne by the workers’ compensation insurance system. An attorney by training, Dennis practiced contract and health care law in California and Nevada launching ScripNet. ScripNet manages the pharmaceutical costs of some of the largest employers and property and casualty insurers … Continued

Tom Wszalek Mentor

Tom Wszalek

Tom is an accomplished media, entertainment and technology executive with over three decades of diverse corporate and entrepreneurial operational and consulting experience. He was most recently the Chief Operating Officer of Outlook Amusements, a marketing and technology company focused on advice-based products and services. During his tenure there, Outlook delivered consistent double-digit profitable growth while … Continued

Craig Pickett

Craig Pickett

Craig Pickett is a proven team leader in accounting and finance roles through his experience as a CFO and Interim CFO across multiple companies. Craig’s background originated at EY in its assurance practice in the Bay Area. Craig has a proven track record at accelerating and streamlining financial close processes, implementing systems, creating financial and … Continued

Martin Cozzi Mentor

Martin Cozzi

Martin began his career at Google in the Risk and Fraud department. Since then he has been working in a very diverse ecosystem from small startups to large corporations such as JPMorgan Chase, where security goes hand in hand with product development. Martin has been working on large scale infrastructure running on AWS since 2010, … Continued