Who We Are

We take a lot of pride in our team: a mix of Veterans, military family members, and active community members.

The Build Team

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Elana graduated from Cornell University with a Masters of Engineering. A US Army veteran, she was medically retired with a Purple Heart following combat tours in OEF and OIF, returning home to NYC to found Pathfinder Labs. The cat-related influences around the site are mostly her fault.

Elana Duffy | CEO, Founder

US Army Veteran

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Michael is a former naval computer network intelligence specialist and current Data Lead for Pathfinder. Educated at Fordham and the University of New Haven, Michael has served as Head Data Scientist for several successful startups.

Michael Thorne | Chief Data Officer

US Navy Veteran

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Liane retired after 20+ years in the Marine Corps, including four combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. She is a graduate of ASU with a Bachelor’s of Science in Political Science. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, running, gardening, watching soccer, and is an avid online gamer.

Liane Pollard | Resource Affairs Specialist

USMC Veteran

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James comes from a long career in sustainable and social enterprise business development, including serving as a board member and advisor for Veteran nonprofits and guiding United Nations initiatives. He is dedicated to technology making the world a better place.

James Murphy | Resource Affairs Officer


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After serving 5 years in the US Navy, Bridget earned her BS in Business Management and Marketing. In addition to being a professional actress and director, Bridget is an avid dog lover who spends a lot of time volunteering at a local rescue in Brooklyn.

Bridget Dolan | Community Partner Specialist

US Navy Veteran

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With experience in education, event planning, and content writing, Stacey is also a regular volunteer with multiple Veteran organizations. She's also a traveler, beach lover, and yogi, but allergic to cats.

Stacey Ebert | Resource Affairs - Small Business

Civilian Supporter

The Advisory Board

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Aaron Leonard

Military Outdoors

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Joe Hunt

Veterans' Mental Health Coalition

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Steve Kuyan

NYU Veteran and Tandon Incubators

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Marianne Watson

Center for America

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Jacqueline Silva

Silva Communications, CEO

Moral Support Board

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Office Diva

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Julius Caesar

Distraction Engineer

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Tech Support

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Tech Support

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Tech Support

Scout out on a drive

Scout T Pants

Tech Support

Sleepy cats are the best


Tech Support

Thanks to our past contributors…

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Adrian Calvache

Full-Stack Dev

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Patrick Farrell

Lead Dev

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Andy Stocchetti

Full-Stack Dev

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Abusaleh Masud

Software Engineering Intern

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Gregory Slonim

Development Intern

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Saroosh Zaman

Junior Dev

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Emmanuella Kogda

Development Intern

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Marissa Hiruma

Sales & Marketing

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Amber Kim

Software Dev

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#1 Supporter of Pathfinder

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Maya Pasiliao

Full-Stack Dev

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Xin Liu

Full-Stack Dev