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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Lana 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, eventually 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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Patrick Farrell is a software engineer based in New York City. He went to Virginia Tech and a BS/MS in Electrical Engineering and has worked in NYC for the past 7 years.

Patrick Farrell | Lead Developer

US Navy Family Member

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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 currently a rising sophomore in City College. He is an aspiring software engineer and loves to code, despite it giving him severe headaches. On his free time, he enjoys finding new things about the concrete jungle that he has resided in for over a decade.

Xin Liu | Junior Developer

Civilian Supporter

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Amber is a developer with a background in running a web design and marketing firm. Her experience gives her a holistic view of building applications, considering best user experience, marketing practices and business needs. On her free time she loves hiking and rock climbing with her husband and kids.

Amber Kim | Software Developer

Marine Corps Spouse

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Andy is a software engineer. When not coding, he is on a fruitless endeavor to train his cat to walk on a leash.

Andy Stocchetti | 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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#1 Supporter of Pathfinder

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Office Diva

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Julius Caesar

Distraction Engineer

Thanks to our past interns and associates…

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Gregory Slonim

Development Intern

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Saroosh Zaman

Junior Developer

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Emmanuella Kogda

Development Intern

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Marissa Hiruma

Sales & Marketing

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Adrian Calvache

Junior Developer