Happy #ThankYourMentor Day!

Happy National Mentoring Month! Over the past few weeks, we have been highlighting a few of our amazing mentors on twitter, facebook, and LinkedIn. Today, on #ThankYourMentorDay, we are thrilled to honor all 164 BUILD Mentors.

Our volunteer mentors guide students through the process of launching a business. Just as importantly, they guide students through the challenges of life and help them develop into creative, industrious, and powerful young adults, ready to take on the world!


Happy #ThankYourMentor Day, BUILD mentors!


Here’s a special shoutout to all of our mentors. We truly appreciate everything you do!



Another Course to College
Hyde Park

Ian Appel
Gia Casale
Kevin Clark
Stephanie Creech
Nikki Crugnale
Tim Davis
Raine Figueroa
Jeffrey Garb
Amelia Glickman
Megan Gutman
Jeffrey Gutowski
Harvey Hill
John Karakelle
Emilio Luna
Daniel Macumber
Aditya Manoj Yelisetti
Donna McKeown
Mujihad Muhammad
Cody Putre
Greg Reid
Ed Wilson
Tiffani Yolanda
Victor Zeng



Jeremiah E. Burke High School

Hayden Broberg
Breana Goodrow
Sam Hainer
Pooja Kalapurakkel
Greg Lazar
Pat Leary
Audrey Miller
Jessica Morris
Liz Pugh
Kelsey Ray
Taelyr Roberts
Sally Rowlands
Jameson Toole
Amy Trutor
Georgette Verdin
Jim Verdin



Community Academy of Science and Health

Ashley Braga
Marina Cano
Amy Choi
Kara Cronin
Dylan Czarnecki
Fred Dalzell
Jarred Diorio
George Drugas
Leo Guyshan
Ryan Hill
Shawn Holland
Robert Hughes
Jay Japra
Talya Jones
Dan Korman:
Oleg Kritskiy
Annie Le
John Maudlin
Gabrielle McCree
Christopher Pierce
Fernando Rodriguez-Villa
Wes Stephanian
Sam Taylor
Peter Tun
Nijah Wallace



Charlestown High School

Kate Ahern
Dithy Balaji
Ryan Bell
Kate Castle
Jim Conley
Kaustubh Deo
Maritza Ebling
James Evans
Josh Fox
Aimee Goodwin
Michael Goodwin
Matt Hayes
Bill Hibbard
Brian Horton
Zoha Hussain
Daniel Josecite
Leslie Kerr
Joyce Lau
Sue Love
Soumil Mhaskar
Euan Milne
Ira Morgenstern
Brooke Morrissey
James Negri
Cailey Newton
Alex Nguyen
Ashley O’Connell
Mary-Phillips Omotosho
Gabrielle Piasio
Kyle Silberbauer
Pallavi Singh
Steven Slavsky
Karen Stein
Farshid Varasteh
Ashley Williams
Denise Wilson Montgomery
John Zink



Dearborn STEM Academy

Ladi Aina
Christopher Arruda
Ben Bungert
Shely Do Souto
Silvana Escobar-Stephen
Rachel Goldberg
Chesong Lee
Mark Lohr
Savant Moore
David Rapaport
Jeremy Szteiter
Devon Vincent
Alicia Yee



Excel High School
South Boston

Georges Arnaout
Aleetha Bartolome
Igor Belagorudsky
Brooke Blue
Ben Brauer
Heather Carbone
John Carpenter (lead)
Gaby Conroy
Brendan Cox
Andrew Emmons
Steve Frank
Jon Frisch
John Gallinagh
Erica Gentili
Chris Gorza
Dave Henault
Jeremy hood
Walter Hunnewell
Frank Knippenberg
Pauline Lamonica
Matt Maclay
Ariana Ognibene
Kara O’Keefe
Tiffany Ormon
Mitch Perez
Matt Perlow
Stephanie Regan
Matt Sands
Anna Sheehan
Colin Whitney



Madison Park Technical Vocational High School

Jeffrey Arnold
Liz Asai
Efua Biney
Meredith Bloomquist
Cody Chamberlain
Amelia Dunlop
Garrick Durst
Apurva Durugkar
Mike Greenberg
Andrew Haegar
Rebecca Haley
Dylan Hannes
Ben Ivey
James Kasuboski
Simone LaPray
Farah Mihoubi
Elliot Orenstein
Shonak Patel
Molly Schuh
Bhakti Varma



Here’s special shoutout the amazing companies who organized their employees into teams to co-mentor BUILD student businesses.

Bain Capital
Flybridge Capital Partners
Silicon Valley Bank
T3 Advisors
Wells Fargo

Thank You!

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1. iPhone, iPad, Zoom and Loom are all choices of recording tools for their video presentation 
2. Record with both students and their presentation in view
3. Record horizontally for the best view of the students and their presentation
4. Follow Presentation Diagram to the Right


- Make eye contact with the camera
- Notecards may be used as cue cards
•Pro Tip: Notecards should avoid having a full script
- Even when you are not speaking, don’t forget the camera is still recording!
•Be aware of your body language while you and your business partners are speaking
- Everyone has an opportunity to speak
- Professional dress is encouraged
- Practice makes perfect
•Practice how you will transition from each speaker
•Project your voice when you speak​

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