Our Mission

HVL exists to make a positive impact on local, digital, and global communities by building startups and supporting founders. Our team leverages extensive experience in new venture creation and growth to bring new ideas into reality, cultivate talent, and guide founders through their startup journey.

Our Vision

Our belief is that technology platforms can and should be used to benefit people and their communities and that new venture creation is a powerful vehicle to deliver those benefits. We are drawn to big ideas and to founders who are bold enough to bring their ideas to life.

Meet The Team

Kaitlin Caruso

Kaitlin Caruso

Executive Business Partner

Emily Claypool

Emily Claypool

Director of Marketing Communications

Praise Daramola

Praise Daramola

Software Engineer

Lauren DeSeno

Lauren DeSeno

Content Marketing Strategist

Fe Garcia

Fe Garcia

Marketing Coordinator

Mackenzie Hagan

Mackenzie Hagan

Product Designer

Maxwell Jewett

Maxwell Jewett

Venture Analyst

Katrina Langland

Katrina Langland

Product Designer

Kayla MacNeil

Kayla MacNeil

Director of Design

Sara Beth McLeod

Sara Beth McLeod

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Trevor Newberry

Trevor Newberry

Director of Product Delivery

Shegun Otulana

Shegun Otulana

Founder & CEO

Hayley Park

Hayley Park

Demand Generation Specialist

Joy Sandlin

Joy Sandlin

Designer-in-Residence

Beth Scott

Beth Scott

Visual Designer

Hunter Strickler

Hunter Strickler

Director of Venture Operations

Interested in joining our team?