Our Mentors

Allison Long Pettine

Allison Long Pettine is an investor and entrepreneur passionate about redefining wealth. She recently founded Ad Astra Ventures, a fund dedicated to empowering founders of high growth startups with at least one female co-founder. She is President of Crescent Ridge Partners, Founding Partner at SEED San Diego, and co-founder of Lymber, which was sold to MindBody in 2017. Allison began her career at a New-York based venture capital company focused on cutting-edge orthopedic medical device technologies, where she worked on the venture side and as an early employee at one of their portfolio companies. Allison is a mentor at Tech Stars, sits on the advisory board of UCSD’s The Basement incubator, and is on the Board of the Long Family Foundation.