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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Xin is a senior at Rochester Institute of Technology. He loves to code, despite it giving him severe headaches. In his free time, he enjoys finding new things about the concrete jungle that he has resided in for over a decade.

Xin Liu | Full-Stack Dev

Civilian Supporter

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Adrian graduated from John Jay College and General Assembly coding bootcamp. In his free time, he does photography for many of the veteran communities in NYC and enjoys weightlifting.

Adrian Calvache | Full-Stack Dev

US Navy Veteran

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Maya is a senior at City College studying Computer Science. In her free time, she likes to read and is slightly allergic to cats.

Maya Pasiliao | Full-Stack Dev

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

Thanks to our past contributors…

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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