About

From Tobacco

We believe startups increase and diversify economic opportunity, but require cultivation. Through a connected community, curated content and workspace that tap the region’s ecosystem of experts, American Underground is the Triangle’s front door to the resources startups, their founders and employees need.

Meet the Team

Adam Klein

Chief Strategist

Tim Scales

Director of Growth

Caroline DeConto

Director of Membership

Kelsey Sawyers

Director of Operations

Steve Bullock

Community Manager

Garry Lyon

Administrative Director

Clarisse Smith

Security and Operations Manager

Laura Zabinski

Business Operations Manager

Mable Rogers

Events Manager

Locations

@ATC

318 Blackwell St
Durham, NC 27701

@Main

201 W Main St
Durham, NC 27701

@Market

212 W Main St
Durham, NC 27701

@Kress

101 W Main St
Durham, NC 27701

@Raleigh

213 Fayetteville St
Raleigh, NC 27601

Bring your best,
we’ll bring the rest.