Carnegie Mellon University

Chris Millard

Chris Millard

Director of Strategic Initiative and Business Development, Donnelly-Boland and Associates


Accounting, Design, Early Stage Startups, Funding, Human Resources/Payroll, Insurance, Marketing, Pitching/Public Speaking, SBIR, Strategy, Web Design


Chris is a startup veteran with a decade of experience at the intersection of People / Product / Program management. He brings hands-on experience at the executive level in early stage startups with Business Development, Marking, Graphic & Web Design, Finance, HR, Operations, and wide-ranging back office responsibilities. He brings both a founder and VC perspective having spent time on both sides of the table. His experience as a technical project manager on multi-million dollar R&D contracts across the DoD, DoE, and NSF have led to a specialization in setting up infrastructure for SBIR contracts and grants.

Contact him if you have any questions about accounting setup, hiring & management, SBIR proposals, or raising funding.