city startup labs BOARD


Suzanne Fetscher

Visionary Not-for-Profit Executive Director and Strategic Consultant 


Suzanne Fetscher has more than 25 years of experience in creating innovative and relevant partnerships between artist-in-residency programs and communities. A pioneer in her field, she positions art as a catalyst for economic, community, and social capital development.  Learn more…

Joel Ford

Client Executive

Joel joined the Sentinel team in 2022 as a Client Executive and is responsible for the oversight, management, and implementation of all strategies as they relate to the management and servicing of an account.  Learn more…

Sondra Hines Yates

Multitalented Educator, Communications Change Agent, Journalist, Marketing Professional, and Fitness Coach.


Sondra has spent the majority of her career guiding students in higher education by providing them with real-world, affordable, hands-on education to transform individuals as well as our community.  Learn more…



The Center for Urban Families


Brian Lyght is a business development and strategy professional with over 30 years of combined public, private and nonprofit sector experience helping organizations improve their operational performance and achieve their mission.  Learn more…

Robyn Massey

Retired from IBM


For over 30 years, Robyn was a respected leader and innovator in Information Technology.  Working for IBM and Microsoft, Robyn has led numerous multi-million-dollar business transformation projects.  Her contributions have resulted in recognition including the coveted IBM Golden Circle award which recognizes the top 1% of IBM individual contributors.   Learn more…

Nia Rock

Senior Community Banking Executive
Customers Bank


Nia Rock is a Community Development Banking professional and founder of BlueSuite Solutions, Inc., a business consultancy promoting sustainable strategies for triple bottom-line results.   Learn more…