Founder & Managing Director of Jumpstart Capital
Vic co-founded Jumpstart Foundry in 2014 to create a new type of healthcare investment platform. Vic has been an investor in healthcare and technology since 2001 and has made over 200 investments in early-stage innovation companies in the areas of healthcare services, medical devices, diagnostic tools, technology, and data analytics. He has a MBA from Vanderbilt University and a BA from Amherst College and currently lives in Nashville with his wife and two sons.
When not making terrible Dad jokes, Brian works best at the intersection of technology and operations, finding the most efficient ways to build and lead teams with the latest tech. A process fanatic, Brian brings structure and intent to the Jumpstart organization in everything we do. He holds a BS degree in computer science from Centre College as well as MS and PhD degrees in computer science from Vanderbilt University.
Kentucky Derby Day is his favorite day of the year.
Despises American cheese.
Has a cute but extremely stupid corgi named Sprinklz.
Eller loves meeting new people and making connections for founders, investors, and mentors. As Managing Director, she oversees the strategic direction of each annual fund, leads fundraising efforts, and serves as the point of contact for all portfolio company founders. After earning a B.S. in Biology from Dickinson College, she made her way back home to Tennessee, where she has been deeply involved in the entrepreneurial and investment ecosystem.
Loves spending time with family and friends around the dinner table.
On days off, you can find Eller wading in a stream, casting flies, and hoping to land a fish.
A proud winner of a blueberry pie eating contest (no hands!).
Krystin is the bridge between Jumpstart Foundry and the Refinery community. She loves building relationships, market research, brand development, and finding solutions for problems across all marketing channels. A Jersey girl born and bred, she received her degree in Communications and Media at Stockton University, then made her way to Los Angeles before landing in Nashville in 2020.
Dog mom to a spoiled rescued pup, Lily
Usually the one hosting and cooking for friends and family gatherings
Loves making wheel thrown pottery
Content Marketing Manager
Hope enjoys crafting the communications initiatives for Jumpstart Foundry. Her main focuses include email marketing, graphic design, and social media. Hope grew up in Middle Tennessee and graduated from Austin Peay State University in 2020 with a B.S. in Professional Communication.
Loves her bichon, Noah
Adores all things Disney
Likes to sing and play guitar
Our values define the success of our team.