Meet Our Team

Our team at the Blackstone LaunchPad consists of both a student staff and full-time professional staff. Each team member is excited to meet you and help you in however way we can. Feel free to reach out today.


Paul Gladen – Executive Director
Handles large scale budgeting, program planning, and manages student employee team.

Morgan Slemberger – Director of Women’s Entrepreneurship & Leadership
Manages various different women entrepreneur programs at UM including Pursue Your Passions.

Blackstone LaunchPad Student Staff - Administration

Jacob Treece – Program Assistant
Works closely with the Executive Director to implement all BLP programming including
competitions, internships, events, student engagement, and more.
Claire Bradley – Venture Coaching Coordinator
Coordinates the BLP Venture Coaching program and manages all venture coaching interns.

Carolyn Crowder – Marketing Manager
Manages Blackstone LaunchPad marketing team and oversees all digital marketing and website content for the organization.

Anneliese Lloyd – Web Manager
Updates website information and accessibility for the Blackstone LaunchPad.

Ann Killen – Office Administrator
Manages all employee paperwork and program budgets for the Blackstone LaunchPad and PTAC.