Inclusive Entrepreneurship


LIGHTS-INC supports post-recovery-to-employment opportunities through entrepreneurship and workforce services with partnerships among recovery service providers, entrepreneurial ecosystem leaders, and workforce professionals.

Our Team

Get to Know Us

The LIGHTS-INC initiative is lead by an exceptional team of local professionals working to provide pathways to those emerging from recovery in partnership with innovative, existing recovery networks across Athens, Lawrence, Scioto, and Washington counties.

Meet some of our passionate and talented professionals right here.

Get to Know Us

Chamber President
Muskingum Chamber of Commerce

Dean of Workforce Development

Zane State College

David Kilroy

Program Director

Kricker Innovation Hub

David serves as the Program Director for Shawnee State University's Kricker Innovation Hub in Portsmouth, Ohio. He oversees daily operations, strategic planning, community partnerships, and project management.

Ariana Ulloa-Olavarrieta

Executive Coach

Ariana specializes in consulting with new and small businesses. With 15 years of experience in running her own business and helping other entrepreneurs, Ariana has a talent for spotting marketplace holes waiting to be filled. Let Ariana shape your company’s future.

Dana Matz

Lolly Ravak

Loan Fund Administrator


Nathaniel Berger

Associate Director

LIGHTS Regional Innovation Network

Need outside-the-box insights and solutions to develop your community, business, or product? With more than 15 years in product prototyping and development, launching makerspaces, and supporting entrepreneurhsip we promise you won’t be disappointed.

Carol Humphreys


Foodworks Alliance

Tracey Porter


LIGHTS Regional Innovation Network

(740) 593-2439

Voinovich School of Leadership & Public Affairs
Circle Drive, The Ridges, Athens OH 45701

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