Jeff Fagnan  , President/ Founder, TUGG/ Accomplice

Jeff Fagnan, President/ Founder, TUGG/ Accomplice

   Fred Shilmover  , Founder/ CEO, InsightSquared

Fred Shilmover, Founder/ CEO, InsightSquared

   Janet Comenos  , CEO, Spotted Media

Janet Comenos, CEO, Spotted Media

   Zoe Anetakis,   Accomplice

Zoe Anetakis, Accomplice



Mike Cole

Mike joins TUGG after spending the last 5 years working with high-growth, community centric startups in NYC. Born and raised in Rhode Island, Mike holds a passion for all things New England and is excited to return and work alongside the Boston tech and nonprofit communities with the shared goal of promoting social good. He joins TUGG with a vision centered on growth and a renewed focus on supporting and accelerating our portfolio nonprofits. He lives in Weymouth with his wife, Ann, and dog, Stella.


Engagement Council

The Engagement Council is a group of dedicated volunteers and TUGG evangelists who help TUGG fulfill our mission of engaging our community and supporting innovative nonprofits.

Aaron Lumnah, Digital Marketing Manager
Aaron has spent his career working for Boston tech companies, and fell in love with the city's tech community after serving as a founding member of He's a marketer by day, and a dedicated yogi, runner, traveler, and aspiring chef by night.

Christine Belsky, Photography
Christine has worked in a few different industries before finally finding a home with Deloitte.  In her free time, she enjoys competitive bowling, photography, cooking and craft beer.

John Rocker, Social Media
John became interested in the vibrant Boston tech community after working with a number of startup organizations in the area. He is a social media enthusiast, competent home cook and karaoke aficionado.


Jeff Fagnan, President/ Founder

Jeff is a partner at Accomplice, a Boston area venture capital firm focused on seed and early stage technology investments.  He refers to himself as an organic farmer.  Seems fitting.

Dana Samuels, Founder

Dana is a long time fundraising consultant to venture capital firms.  She has worked with a number of prominent Boston firms and is currently working with a group out of New York City.

Hemant Taneja, Founder

Hemant is managing director of General Catalyst Partners and runs their Silicon Valley offices.