Casey joins us from the Bay Area with a host of relevant startup and accelerator experience. She was one of the original employees of CouchSurfing International, the precursor to AirBnB, where she helped the company raise its $7.9M A-round. She then moved into the capital side of the equation as a lead of the Citrix Startup Accelerator. Most recently, Casey was the head of business operations at Serverless, Inc.
Casey was wooed to Minnesota via the Twin Cities Startup Week Fly-in Program, where she was first introduced to our thriving startup ecosystem. As the Director of Program Management at BETA, Casey oversees the logistics and strategic partnerships for Startup Week. Casey lives in St. Paul with her husband, daughter, and goldendoodle puppy, Bumper. She holds an MBA from Presidio Graduate School.