OK 22: Start-Up Team

OK 22

The Members of OK Team 22 are early-stage start-up business owners.

Meeting Time: Second Tuesday of the month from 4:00 – 6:00pm.

Team Facilitators

Adam Krynicki
Adam Krynicki

Adam is the Executive Director for the OSU-Cascades Innovation Co-Lab. With over 10 years of experience in startup acceleration, small business development, and technology transfer, Adam is an expert at building initiatives that support innovators, entrepreneurs, funders, and their communities.
Adam earned his juris doctor from Duquesne University and a bachelor's degree from Penn State University.

Affton Coffelt
Affton Coffelt

Affton is the CEO and Founder of Broken Top Brands, a Bend based company curating soy candles, lotions, soap, linen sprays and more. Founded in 2015 in her small kitchen, the company has grown to its current state in a 10,000 sq foot manufacturing facility in Bend, and a tight knit crew of 27 staff members that now make up the growing company. Affton found success in pitching to key wholesale accounts starting locally, and now features her products in Macy’s, Whole Foods, Crate and Barrel, and more, maintaining sustainable packaging and plant-based ingredients along the way!

If you were to meet her person, she’d tell you the following: She’s a mother of three, has an immense love for tacos, paddle boarding, hitting the gym, and spending as much time with family and friends as humanly possible.

Team Members

Christine McClanahan
Christine McClanahan

Christine McClanahan enjoys helping solo-entrepreneurs and small businesses balance their books. She brings 10 years of Financial Accounting experience with large Silicon Valley companies and recently has provided bookkeeping services for solo-entrepreneur to small businesses and non-profits in Central Oregon. Christine earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting from California State University, Chico. When not balancing books, Christine is a certified 200 RYT yoga instructor with Namaspa & Massage.

Haley Jensen
Haley Jensen

I am the owner of Eleusis (ELEU) Athletics. My husband, three children and I moved to Bend this past December after leaving Oregon in 2016. We take advantage of the various outdoor activities available in our amazing area, and are either snowboarding every weekend in the winter, or are hitting a new lake every weekend in the summer.

Stephanie Sheen
Stephanie Sheen

Dr. Stephanie Sheen is owner/operator of Dr. Steph's Dog Kitchen, producing cooked, complete dog food with human-grade, whole food ingredients for Bend pet owners who prioritize the best health and nutrition for their dogs. Dr. Sheen received her veterinary degree in 2013 from Texas A&M University, where she also earned a Masters in Business Administration. She has been a practicing small animal veterinarian for the past 8 years, with particular interest in nutrition and holistic care for dogs and cats.

Erica Rolniak
Erica Rolniak

I am a certified medical massage therapist of 17 years. I own a multi-practitioner therapeutic massage clinic in Northwest Crossing. I am now also the co-founder of a mobile massage business serving the west side communities of Bend.

Anne Koupal
Anne Koupal

Hello, I'm Anne, a massage therapist for 12 years, mother to a teenager (AH!) and also a part-time student at COCC headed into the nursing program. I am the office manager as well as full-time therapist for Action Dynamix Massage and Bodywork, looking to expand this already successful and established business with a mobile massage branch. I enjoy all things outdoors, the sunshine, smiling and any activity that involves my friends and family!

Christine Bergland
Christine Bergland

I'm the owner of cdb System Design. I grew up mainly in the Bay Area, CA and found my home in Central Oregon twelve years ago. I love cats, books, words, numbers and organization. I decided to start a business that combined four of the five. The cats I reserve for down time.

Chris Fasan
Chris Fasan

As a brand design specialist, positioning consultant and creative agency owner, Chris has helped many others bring their brands to market. Inspired by the entrepreneurial spirit of his startup clients, he's looking to take a stab at a product line of his own.

Along with his wife Linda they have over the years developed positioning for a healthy snack company (LoloLuv Kitchen) and formulated an initial product offering (Griffanola) which they are finally ready to bring to the local Bend market as a proof of concept.