Staff

Ocean is two entities with one vision. Ocean Accelerator, Inc. is the non-profit arm, governed by a Board of Directors. Ocean Capital, LLC is the for-profit arm with private investors. We also operate Unpolished Cincinnati, a program that provides coaching and training for brick-and-mortar entrepreneurs.


Scott Weiss CEO & Chairman
Meredith Arlinghaus Business Manager
Zach Bahorik Ocean Capital Fund Manager
Alexandria Merriweather-Turner Office Administrator
Luke Dooley Unpolished Program Director
Kelly Robinson Event Coordinator
Louise Dees Marketing Coordinator
Lauren Tiffan Ocean Program Director

We’re pleased to announce Lauren Tiffan as the next Ocean Program Director.  Lauren brings a wealth of start-up experience.  She joins us directly from Startups.co where she advised hundreds of startup clients on raising capital and fine tuning their business plans.  She also helped build Startups.co’s Accelerator Bootcamp.  Lauren also has business development experience from Upsourced Accounting; was founder of the social venture Supported Girls, LLC; organized and led HackOTR and is a Miami University graduate.