Team

Daniel Little

CEO

Daniel holds a BS CEE degree from Carnegie Mellon University and is well versed in the nonprofit sector, strategy and client relations through his work as an AmeriCorps NCCC and VISTA alum. His pitch for involveMINT won the Google for Entreprenerus Startup Weekend Competition in 2015.

Christian Bahnweg

CTO

Christian is a Full Stack Developer at Visionist, INC., a Full Stack Developer and software developer for GazePGH, and a former Marketing Copywriter at Tex Visions.  He holds a BA in Communications and Journalism from Shippensburg University.

Robert Marks

Social Currency Liaison

Robert is a Public Ally part of the AmeriCorps program and Coro Pittsburgh, serving as a Currency Liaison for involveMINT conducting user experience studies and aggregating invaluable data. A Hanyang University graduate of International Business, he is passionate about environmental preservation, renewable energy and sustainable living practices.

Jeremy Zacharia

Full-Stack Developer

Jeremy is the founder of Zacharia Lugar LLC consulting firm. The firm started with a mission to empower evolution within organizations through technology by providing custom software solutions to individuals and organizations that seek to build ethical, constructive, and scalable applications. Jeremy has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and has work experience as a software engineer in leading transportation and robotic industries.

Sophia Lu

UI Design

Sophia is an Associate Product Designer at Aires and was formerly a research assistant at the University of Pittsburgh, a program assistant at StarTalk, and a student behavioral assistant at UPMC. She holds a BASc in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh and a certification in UX Design from Springboard.

Troy Lugar

Full-Stack Developer

Troy currently works as a software engineer for Dick's Sporting Goods. He holds a degree in Computing and Information Studies and Philosophy from Washington & Jefferson College. He is pursuing both of these passions through his work with InvolveMINT to develop their mobile app.

Mitchell Watts

UI Design

Mitch leads involveMINT’s User Interface Design team. He is an Art Director and multi-disciplinary Designer currently working for NFM+Dymun, a full service agency located in downtown Pittsburgh. He has a B.S. in Graphic Design which he’s utilized across a wide array of clients, industries and projects to deliver creatively unique solutions tied to business goals.

Advisors

Michael Marks, Ph.D.

Managing Associate at Community Science. Former Senior Researcher at American Institutes for Research and Chief Development Officer and National Director for Research for Youth Advocacy Programs.  Former Board Member for Trust Bank USA.  Michael received his PhD in Social Welfare and his MPA in Public Administration from the Universityat Albany, SUNY, and his BA in Psychology from Drew University.

Ryan Ernst

Ryan is a passionate software professional with a diversity of experience. In his role at IQ Inc, as an Engineering Manager, Ryan is currently excited about building and leading high-performing software teams. He is excited to help InvolveMINT leverage technology to make an impact in local communities.

Barbara Huston

Barbara was the founder and CEO with Partners In Care, the first service exchange in Maryland to focus on both meeting the needs and utilizing the talents of older adults. She continues to use her training as a Certified Public Manager and a Standards for Excellence nonprofit consultant to support community initiatives involving equity, social currencies, and a holistic approach to challenging issues in our society.

Interns

Erica Durochia

UI Design

Erika is a UI/UX student & former Program coordinator for a UX research team. During her role as a program coordinator, she sparked an interest in UX design and decided to pursue it further.

Morgan Hamilton

Graphic Design

Morgan is a junior at Robert Morris University, majoring in Media Arts with a concentration in Digital Cinema and Photography. She is interning at InvolveMINT because she is interested in learning how media forms impact our society and how to reach people through different creative mediums and platforms.

Erin Xie

UI Design

Erin Xie is a design student, product designer at the CMU School of Human Computer Interaction, and avid coffee lover. She is a self-described "T-Shape" designer who is bent on empowering people through design

Madison Banaszak

UI Design

Madison is a current sophomore at the University of Pittsburgh studying Computer Science. With a passion for using technology for the betterment of our world, she is a UI design intern at involveMINT.

Sarah Stager

Communications

Sarah is a sophomore at the University of Pittsburgh, studying English writing and history. She works as a copyeditor for The Pitt News, a writer for Study Breaks, and manages communications at InvolveMINT. Her essay The Prodigy is being published in the March 2020 edition of the Blue Marble Review.

Yuxin Zhang

Full-Stack Developer

Yuxin is a current senior majoring in Computer Science and Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh. She is a Full-Stack Developer Intern at InvolveMINT. 

Arkajit Banerjee

Full-Stack Developer

Arkajit is a graduate student at Pitt. He is the technology head of CURVE and software engineer at Norilla. He has experience working with tech startups and non-profit organizations. Apart from being a full stack software developer, he is skilled in user experience, machine learning and data driven product management. His passion lies in driving engineering efforts in the right direction to create useful and profitable products.

Arun Narayanan

Full-Stack Developer

Arun is a Masters student studying Computer Science at the University of Pittsburgh who started working as a volunteer developer at InvolveMint in the summer 2019. He is currently an interim intern manager, before passing on the role to Arkajit.

Yunyi Zhang

Full-Stack Developer

Yunyi is a full-stack developer intern at involveMINT’s. She is a data scientist at QuaXigma. She holds a master’s degree in Information Systems Management from Carnegie Mellon University.

Trevor Rowe

Full-Stack Developer

Trevor Rowe graduated from Ohio University with a B.Sc. in Information and Telecommunication Systems in May, 2019.  He moved to Pittsburgh shortly after to take a job as a consultant software developer and is working with involveMINT in his free time to build experience in a startup environment.

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