Board President, Juan Carlo Carvajal – Juan Carlo is the Co-Founder of Bakery Agency with 6+ years serving as a Managing Partner of the business. He is also the Co-Founder of Solis Biotech with 4+ years serving as a Managing Partner of the business. Since coming to Austin in 1995, he has been playing music with Mark Turk for almost 20 years. Juan Carlo attended the University of Texas @ Austin for 8 years graduating with degrees in Mathematics, Chemistry, Biochemistry and Nutrition. Juan Carlo loves watching NBA, NFL, and NCAA football and collects university degrees in his spare time.
Kyle Turk – Kyle Turk has a BS in Computer Engineering, an MBA and a Post-Baccalaureate in Community Development. He is a two-time Peace Corps Volunteer (Mexico, Botswana) and a two-time AmeriCorps volunteer in central Illinois. For 9 years he worked with communities to improve their quality of life through the promotion of their arts and culture.
Pablo Gonzalez -Pablo Gonzalez was born in Montevideo, Uruguay, and is an entrepreneur with 14 years of experience leading development and marketing teams in a wide array of industries, ranging from enterprise software to retail products. Driven by his interest in innovative technology and his longtime passion for film, he co-founded Tugg Inc., which specializes in cinema-on-demand releasing, allowing audiences to bring the movies they want to their local theaters. He is currently the COO and oversees the company’s development and operations. He is also an electrical engineer, holds an MBA, and resides in Austin, Texas.
Lou Ellman – An entrepreneur and musician that lives in Austin, TX. Lou attended University of Texas at Austin. He is the founder & CEO at RoyaltyZone, a company that helps companies succeed at brand licensing and royalty administration. Lou is a Austin music scene veteran, playing lead guitar in various bands.
Jimmie Dean – Jimmie is the owner of operator of Denver Music Group, the USA distribution and sale of Porter & Davies, Kelly Shu and Drumtacs products. Jimmie is an accomplished drummer, studying at percussion at the Musicians Institute in Los Angeles. Jimmie has been an advocate for music education, working many years with organizations such as the Texas Commission for the Arts and Texas Cultural Trust.