Meet the CEL Staff

Tony DeSimone
Interim Executive Director

Tony is an entrepreneur and long-time facilitator and CEL Advisory Board member.  As Executive Director, he provides strategic direction and program oversight keeping CEL focused on the mission of invigorating the local economy through entrepreneurial development. 

Headshot of Kate Moody.

Kate Moody
Director of Operations

Kate directs the operational and forward-facing customer touchpoints for the center.  She is responsible for the management of the CEL Core, Mastery Forum, Class Connections and Continuing Education programs.  Kate is also an entrepreneur and graduate of the CEL's Allstate MWEE program.

Lori Sullivan
Operations and Administrative Coordinator

Lori oversees all office procedures, payables and receivables.  In addition, she is responsible for classroom preparation and technology, and coordinates the details for CEL retreats and off-site events.