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StartUp Hutch is Reno County’s rallying community for entrepreneurs, creating collisions and fostering collaborations to help new ventures take flight. We inspire, educate, and connect entrepreneurs—supporting them to start, operate, and scale businesses that build a better Reno County for today and future generations.

Join us to share ideas, make mistakes, work hard, build your business, and with a little luck, change the world.

Board of Directors

Nick Baldetti, Board Chair, Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System

Brett Henry, Treasurer, Adams Brown Strategic Allies and CPAs

Eric Spurgeon, Vice-Chair, Tarhun 3D
Johannah Moore, Secretary, Peoples Bank and Trust Co

Jeni Bryan, Jackson Meat

Bryce McFarland, Hutchinson Community College

Shane Iwashige, The Rock Group

Jessica Schmidt, Reign Real Estate

Dave Patterson, Hubco Inc

StartUp Hutch Staff

Jackson Swearer

 Entrepreneur Navigator and Program Director


Christopher Acker

Program Administrator

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