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Main Street Ventures is Expanding Board of Directors, Promoting Key Staff / Left to right: Marianne Betancourt, Program Intern; Abby Ober, Director of Community Engagement and Entrepreneurial Support; Brianna Dzuricsko, Executive Lead and Director of Development & Funding Programs; and Abby Grone, Program Intern / Photo: Twin Spire Photography
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Main Street Ventures is Expanding Board of Directors, Promoting Key Staff

Main Street Ventures recently announced an exciting expansion of their Board of Directors and the promotion of key employees. The refreshed leadership structure at Main Street Ventures (MSV) includes the promotions of Brianna Dzuricsko to Executive Lead and Director of Development & Funding Programs and Abby Ober to Director of Community Engagement & Entrepreneurial Support. This move further reflects MSV's continued commitment to meet the evolving needs of entrepreneurs in Greater Cincinnati.

These newly named leaders will continue the growth of MSV. Brianna Dzuricsko has been instrumental in shaping the Grant Giving Programs and brand for MSV. In addition to these responsibilities, she will take over executive initiatives and lead development efforts with support from the Board of Directors. Abby Ober has developed the Level Up Support Program at MSV to help entrepreneurs through connections and education. In addition to further developing this program, she will launch initiatives to bring together the MSV Community of Grant Recipients, Supporters, and Donors to further entrepreneurial growth in the Greater Cincinnati Region.

This refreshed leadership structure will allow the team to better serve entrepreneurs, supporters, investors, and community in a collaborative way. In this new structure, MSV also plans to hire a third team member to support Operations & Special Events.

"Main Street Ventures Board Chair, Tony Alexander says of the move; “As the needs of the entrepreneurial ecosystem have evolved, Main Street Ventures continues to evolve to meet the challenges of the future. Strategically, this structure allows our team to continue elevating ideas while empowering the next generation of leaders here in our city. I am excited to see Brianna and Abby take our organization to the next level."

Alongside the newly structured leadership we are excited to welcome Kelly Bonnell, Chief Operating Officers of Constellation Wealth Management, Paula Boggs Muething, Vice President of Legal Affairs of FC Cincinnati, and Joel Stone, Sr. Vice President & Regional Managing Director at Fifth Third Private Bank/Fifth Third Securities to our Board of Directors.. Their expertise and experience will continue to expand the industry expertise of our Board.

“With the appointments of Joel, Kelly, and Paula to the MSV Board and the promotions of Brianna and Abby, we are reinforcing our mission to support the next generation of entrepreneurs by expanding the expertise of our team and bringing together regional leaders and experts in their respective fields to continue supporting entrepreneurship in our community.” Says Main Street Ventures Board of Directors Vice Chair, Tara Noland.

Main Street Ventures launched in 1999 with a focus on providing tech companies with a physical structure and wifi network. In 2005, MSV launched The Brandery, a seed-stage startup accelerator that leverages the expertise of the Cincinnati region - namely branding, marketing, and design. As the needs of the entrepreneurial ecosystem have evolved, Main Street Ventures launches new initiatives to meet the challenges of the future. For more information, visit here.

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