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Our Team

Investing in Great Teams and Great Opportunities

The Wolfpack Investor Network (WIN) brings together the NC State entrepreneurial community, NC State alumni network, and innovative private companies to empower the businesses that drive our future.

WIN actively engages and matches NC State alumni network expertise with portfolio companies to support growth and success. The NC State community offers a uniquely powerful opportunity for networking and guidance from industry experts and successful entrepreneurial leaders. WIN members work actively to connect WIN portfolio companies with the Wolfpack Investor Network to foster collaboration and further success.

In addition to the team below, WIN collaborates with NC State graduate students with expertise in business, engineering and other disciplines to create due diligence reports for WIN portfolio companies.

Meet the Team


Wade Fulghum

Assistant Vice Chancellor, Office of Research Commercialization

Abby Phillips

Assistant Director for Member Services

Lisa Chang

Director, TEC Program, Poole College of Management


Harbright Ventures

A Raleigh/Durham based venture capital firm that provides enhanced screening, due diligence, deal negotiations, and portfolio company support to WIN

John Leachman

Venture Partner

Robert Ross

Venture Partner


Raj Narayan

Associate Director, Kenan Institute for Engineering, Technology & Science

Lisa Chang

Director, TEC Program, Poole College of Management