Facilitator

Meet Our Facilitators

Bethany Hartley

Bethany Hartley

Bethany Hartley is a lover of all things entrepreneurial. Having recently relocated back to the South Bend area after working for an economic development organization, Bethany launched her own business, 1919Marketing, to support local businesses in their communications and marketing strategies. She currently lives with her two dogs and husband west of South Bend.


Iris Hammel

Iris Hammel

Iris Hammel is a creative problem solver and lifelong learner with a passion for helping others to unleash their potential through connecting people, resources and ideas. Iris’s unique background consists of over ten years of both business and education. This experience includes being a co-founder of Connected Classrooms and TeachMe3D.org as well as starting an entrepreneurial middle school. Iris wants to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs to make a lasting impact on our community.