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Northwestern Mutual Black Founder Accelerator Premiere Night 2021

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Jackie Mejia

gBETA Medtech Director | gener8tor

Jason Von Bergen

Director of Field Strategy Development | Northwestern Mutual

Jeff Sippel

Vice President of Client Experience | Northwestern Mutual

Carol Grunberg

Vice President, Money Movement eXperience | Northwestern Mutual

Evamarie Schoenborn

President & CEO | Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company

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Milwuakee Musicians & gener8tor Music Alum

Abim Kolawole

VP, CX Integration & Promoting Journey | Northwestern Mutual

Craig Schedler

Managing Director | Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures

Chad Johnson

Tip a ScRxipt | Founder & CEO

Travis Holoway

SoLo | CEO

Haafiz Abdurrahim

RiftPay | Co-Founder & CEO

Kimberly Wilson

HUED | Founder & CEO

Calvin F. Williams, Jr.

Freeman Capital | Founder & CEO

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