Seasoned Executive, Entrepreneur, Investor & UVC Community Connector
Darren is a seasoned executive, entrepreneur, investor, and IT engineer.
He founded an e-commerce company while owning, working and eventually exiting his family’s business distributing packaged and bulk chemical gases, in addition to operating a chain of welding supply retail stores. Darren also co-founded SaleBitt, a cloud based data analytics point of sale system designed to deliver selling insights to independent retailers.
He currently serves as executive director of the Southern Tier Capital Fund of NY, president of Accelerated Growth Management Corp, principal at Upwordz Consulting, as well as serves on the board and is a mentor for The Entrepreneurs Alliance nonprofit, and is on the advisory board of Yank Technologies. Darren has also served as a business plan competition judge, including the shark tank pitch event for Binghamton University start-ups in the fall of 2015.