BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Bradley is very active in the woodshop but dabbles across all areas. In his day job, Bradley
leads the U.S. Bank strategic product, partners, and marketing of commercial payments for
middle market business
Bradley has been in the financial services and payments business since 1998. His experience
includes 13 years of leading strategy, development, and operations for financial services
technologies at American Express.
Vince McCullough is a retired software and systems engineer with over 40 years of experience in both
engineering and management on large scale software development and systems integration programs.
As a model ship builder, his interests run the gamut of making disciplines, from wood working to metal
and resin casting, and from machining to metal plating and rope making, albeit on a very small scale. He
builds both from scratch and from kits and is very involved with model construction and restoration for
the US Naval Academy Museum in Annapolis. A member of Nova Labs since September of 2021, his
officiation affiliation is with the metal shop. However, his interests cut across virtually every shop in the
Vice President of Operations
Pat Marstall is a program manager and engineer supporting government projects. He is a compulsive maker in both his professional and personal lives, and has designed and built everything from Bowie knives to radioisotope thermoelectric satellite reactors to cutting boards to microgravity toilets.
Asma Chaudhary is an artist, graphic designer, and educator who teaches at George Mason University. She loves welding, woodworking, fiber arts, and designing furniture and lamps. Asma's connection with STEAM activities and NoVa Labs began in 2013 with the first Maker Faire NoVA event! Since then, she enjoys helping with the team's social media, advocacy, and marketing.
Rajiv is co-founder and Managing Partner of Indigo Arc and Blue Arc Ventures.
Rajiv has over 25 years experience as a technologist and entrepreneur. As a
Managing Partner at Indigo Arc, LLC. he leads business development and
technical architecture teams. In addition to working on mission-critical
infrastructure systems, Rajiv also works with companies to help them with their
strategies for cloud computing and cyber security. He has a B.S. and M.S. in
Electrical Engineering from Penn State University.
Jim Sweeney serves as the Treasurer for Nova Labs. He has 35 years of experience in all
aspects of IT technology and has participated in three startups, leading one. When not working
on the books for Nova Labs, you can normally find Jim in the woodshop (mostly lathe lane) or
the 3D printing area, where he was the first board member to successfully build and use a 3D
printer as part of our build groups. He also served on the Makerfaire organizing committee for
Jim is married and lives in Washington, DC, with his husband, Fred. He loves to cook for family
Jay Jayamohan is a seasoned entrepreneur and expert in disruptive innovation, design thinking,
and strategic management. As Executive Director of the Center for Innovation &
Entrepreneurship at Harrisburg University and a professor at George Mason University School
of Business, Jay leads efforts to bring together innovative thinkers and entrepreneurs to
collaborate on ideas and solve problems. He co-founded and led multiple successful startups,
including RollStream and Synteras, and has worked extensively with Fortune 500 and Global
1000 companies, the U.S. government, startups, venture capitalists, and foundations. Jay has
also been recognized for his innovative programs and featured in various publications and