Kerry Schrader and Ashlee Ammons are a dynamic Mother/Daughter duo, who are in the new wave of entrepreneurs re-imagining daily life, creating services that make work and play simpler, better and more satisfying. Without formal tech backgrounds, they’ve blazed trails in the male-dominated tech startup space with their company, Mixtroz which makes networking experiences more valuable. Following remarkable progress in 2017, Team Mixtroz kicked off 2018 with a bang joining the 2nd Cohort of Birmingham, Alabama’s prestigious Velocity Accelerator and starring on an episode of A&E’s New Investment Series “Rooster & Butch”. In May, as another milestone in their journey they have been selected to pitch to AOL Co-Founder Steve Case when the Rise of the Rest tour stops in Birmingham, AL.
Kerry Schrader, Cofounder/CEO of Mixtroz, holds a BBA, MBA from Kent State University and the SHRM-SCP designation. Kerry has more than 25 years’ experience positively impacting the human assets of large companies including Ford, Alcoa, and Sears Holdings Corporation. Mrs. Schrader has vast experience developing programs that engage workforces with results that increase productivity and bottom-line profitability. Residing in Franklin, a suburb of Nashville, TN, Kerry serves on the Executive Board of the Nashville Technology Council as well as Corporate Treasurer for a Nashville-based investment group. In addition, Mrs. Schrader is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and the Nashville Entrepreneur Center and has volunteered for local charities including Big Brother Big Sisters of Williamson County and Girls, Inc.