Emma Balin

Program Catalyst
Davidson College

“The Hub teems with opportunity. It welcomes students, entrepreneurs and community members together, creating an environment where the energy is palpable.”

Julie Goff ’05

General Manager
Davidson College

“The power of the liberal arts brought to bear in a place like The Hurt Hub? The potential is limitless.”


Laurie Heyer

Faculty Director
Davidson College

“I’m excited to support the Davidson College culture of educational innovation by connecting students and faculty with entrepreneurs, mentors and industry partners.”

Zee Holmes

Community Manager
Flywheel Coworking

“Interesting entrepreneurs and professionals from all different walks of life come through our doors everyday. I’m always learning something new.”

Chris Langford

Venture Capitalist in Residence
IDEA Fund Partners

“The Hub is the most collaborative ecosystem in the Charlotte region dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and the collection of mentors and supporters is world class. It is a place where people put aside their egos and personal agendas and work to move our region forward because they understand that our future requires vibrant entrepreneurial activity.”

Erica Madden

Executive Director

“Everyone here has different skills and aspirations, but all are deeply curious. Every conversation becomes a learning opportunity and unveils opportunities for collaboration.”


Peter Marsh

Flywheel Coworking

“A vibrant member community, an intentionally designed space and a unique program offering: innovation and collaboration can’t help but happen here.”

Erin Moreau

Operations Manager
Davidson College

“There is an energy here that sparks when campus and community are learning and working together.”

Adrian Smith

Program Director
Flywheel Coworking

“Curiosity drives entrepreneurship and academic success. Combining higher learning with entrepreneurial space, students have opportunity to explore through innovation.”

The Hub Herd

Our Student Team @ The Hurt Hub

In addition to our full-time staff, The Hurt Hub team includes Davidson College students who are integral to the work we do. They connect with community members, support events and programming, and showcase stories sprouting from our Hurt Hub community, via print, digital, video and social media.

Matt CuddyOUR TEAM (NEW)