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Don Ward

Founder & CEO

Don brings nearly two decades of sales experience fueling revenue from top tier enterprise accounts and defined territories to founding Laundris Corporation. Previously, in his executive sales roles for tech companies such as Microsoft, IBM, VMware and McAfee, Don demonstrated consistent revenue growth, strategic thinking and sharp analytical skills. As CEO, Don has successfully grown Laundris from a commercial linen service to a tech company disrupting the laundry industry. Don has been recognized by Google as one of 30 Black Founders in America to watch in 2021, is a recipient of the Google for Startups’ Black Founders Fund and was a top 10 Finalist of Top Black Founders in Texas by Dallas Cowboy Jaylon Smith’s Minority Entrepreneur Showcase. Other accolades include involvement in the Capital Factory Accelerator program, OHUB.KC (Diversity and Inclusion) Accelerator Award winner and a University of Texas Venture Labs graduate. He is a proud graduate of the University of North Texas.

Joey Dominguez

Managing Partner, Co-Founder

Joey is Co-Founder and Chief Logistics Officer at Laundris Corporation. He leads all logistics services for the company. With a background in hospitality management, Joey applies strategic thinking, relationship-building, and analytical skills to deliver powerful and sustained outcomes for Laundris’ customers across IT, sales executives and production line employees.

Dan Martin

Chief Operations Officer

Dan serves as the Chief Operations Officer for the Laundris Corporation. In this capacity, he is responsible for day to day operations, along with overseeing the financial, legal and sales & marketing divisions. Dan has over two decades of operational experience and excels in forming partnership agreements, customer negotiations, and general corporate governance

Nelson Tao

National Growth Leader

Nelson leads the Sales and Business Development for Laundris Corporation. He is an experienced Tech Founder skilled in management, customer service and direct sales with a demonstrated history of working in the consumer services industry. He is a proud graduate of The University of Texas at Austin.

Our Trusted Advisors

Arun Prakash

Operator, advisor, and investor with growth companies in the areas of strategy, finance, and operations.

Began career designing complex satellite software algorithms and have since been involved in growth and middle market companies, including managing all aspects of financial operations, product and delivery, new business development, sourcing, evaluating, and closing new investments, securing and negotiating financing, growing startups, and restructuring existing operations. Have come full circle from measuring spacecraft position to measuring customer experience as early executive of artificial intelligence company. Data-driven and analytical in approach to business problems, yet cognizant of psychological and organizational aspect of transactions, growth, and making change.

Eric Sonnier

Startups | YC | HBS

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Rob Garner

Marketing

Featured on the cover of Search Marketing Standard mag, regular Media Post columnist for 7 years. Quoted in many major business & industry publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Mashable, Dow Jones, Reuters, Adweek, Ad Age, Direct Marketing News, Smart Business Magazine, eMarketer, Forrester, CNNMoney, & The Dallas Morning News. Believe firmly in creating opportunities for others in this industry, & served on the SEMPO international board of directors as vice president, and helped found the Dallas-Ft. Worth Search Interactive Marketing Association.

Dr. Timothy Chou

Strategic Extraordinaire

Timothy Chou has been lucky enough to have a career spanning academia, successful (and not so successful) startups and large corporations. As President of Oracle On Demand he grew the cloud business from it’s very beginning. Today he serves on the Board of Directors of Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB) and Teradata (NYSE:TDC). He started his career at one of the original Kleiner Perkins startups, Tandem Computers. Now as the Chairman of the Alchemist Accelerator he is focused on next generation enterprise software startups. Finally, he started teaching at Stanford University in 1982 and launched the university’s first class on cloud computing, CS309A. His second landmark book Precision: Principals, Practices and Solutions for the Internet of Things was recently translated and published in China, India and Vietnam.

Dr. Cas Milner

Principal | Assisting executives with emerging digital technologies for business development and product innovation strategy.

Cas Milner is an advanced analytics strategy consultant, focused on guiding the adoption of machine learning, AI, and natural language processing as a subject matter expert in the financial, consumer, and energy industries. He is a “quant”, having launched two hedge funds, managed several equity portfolios, and was Chief Data Scientist of a company matching investors to appropriate investments, using behavioral psychology and natural language processing. His first career was in physics, and he earned his PhD in experimental particle physics at The University of Texas at Austin. He planned and built numerous experiments at the Superconducting Super Collider, Fermilab, Brookhaven Laboratory, and Los Alamos National Laboratory – a process with many features paralleling the creation of advanced technology businesses. His role in most physics experiments was in designing data-collection electronics, and performing data analysis. His most recent contribution was inventing a system to non-invasively measure the location of melted fuel in the damaged Fukushima Daiichi reactors, using cosmic ray muons.

Angela Mitcham

Strategic Advisor

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Jamar Beall

Strategic Advisor, Cyber Security

Information Security is a very exciting industry to be in right now, it is an ever advancing society, filled with endless potential. Over the years and several large projects, I have become engulfed in technologies that make the internet a safer place. I focus on understanding the business needs, identifying security gaps and creating feasible to solutions to solve complex problems.

William Binford

Strategic Advisor

Skilled Hotelier and leader with a proven track record in achieving consistent service, financial results impacting bottom line growth while maintaining the asset, and supporting the organization’s visions and goals through brand standard compliance. Driven leader with comprehensive operational experience and strategic project management proficiency. Action-oriented with strong ability to communicate effectively to owner, executive, employee, vendor, and customer audiences.

University of North Texas

Strategic Advisor

As one of the nation’s largest public universities and the largest, most comprehensive in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, the University of North Texas is dedicated to providing an excellent education to its more than 38,000 students while powering the North Texas region, state and nation through innovative programs and research. The College of Engineering graduates more than 300 undergraduate students each spring who demonstrate their education and innovation through a senior capstone course. Student groups work with corporate partners like you to apply their knowledge and talent in developing innovative solutions to real world problems.  Read More…