Business Development Advisor
Duane Donaldson, CPA, MBA, is our Business Development Advisor. Duane has over 25 years of both financial and medical expertise. Duane currently owns interests in clinical healthcare service organizations and provides business consulting, financial planning, capital acquisition and risk management services for clients. He also teaches adjunct university courses in healthcare finance. Duane has served as the CFO of a full integrated health care system, developed and ran the internal operations of a national benefit consulting and management firm, and served clients in the audit and forensic accounting areas for Ernst and Young, LLP. His background in finance, accounting, human resources and compliance makes Duane a valuable member of the organization.
Duane earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration (accounting) and an MBA, both from Bowling Green State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant as well as a member of the Ohio Society of CPA’s and American Institute of CPA’s. Duane is also involved in Truth at Work, the Knights of Columbus, Rotary International, and a venture capital organization.
Duane has served on the boards of such organizations as the Ohio Society of CPA’s, Findley Davies, Harbor Behavioral Health, the Arts Partnership, and has chaired committees for many other community and corporate groups. He is very involved in his son’s academic and sports at John’s Hopkins University and Bowling Green High School.
Digital Strategy Consultant
Grant Webster, owner of Launch Thought, LLC, leads the digital strategy initiative for Big Fab Lab. Launch Thought’s vast clientele list ranges from small- to medium-size businesses, to Fortune 50 companies and international non-profits. Grant is also a partner in multiple other businesses that include online learning academies, financial models for start-ups and replicatable website platforms. Grant, his wife, Alison and their daughter live in Sylvania Township.
Rodney Brandt, owner of Covenant Marketing Services, is a veteran of the marketing and public relations industry. His areas of expertise include marketing strategy, web development and corporate storytelling. Rod and his wife, Lori, live in Maumee, Ohio. They have two adult children.