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Glueworks, LLC

Glue allows job seekers to showcase themselves, in a visually appealing manner, to employers and track those connections over a lifetime.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Business Products
  • Location Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2012
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

GLUEWORKS, LLC, (“GLUE”) is a web-based platform designed to showcase prospective talent to employers. Branded as the Glue Talent Showcase™, each profile includes attractive multimedia content organized for quick evaluation by employers. The system incorporates a dashboard of data metrics, proprietary content and gamification efforts to increase user engagement. Revenue is generated from data access fees and e-commerce transactions.


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    Stephanie Hughes
    Founder & Director

    Dr. Hughes is a tenured Strategy Professor at Northern Kentucky University. Dr. Hughes joined NKU after receiving her Ph.D. in Strategy & International Business from Temple University. Dr. Hughes is an experienced entrepreneur as Glue is her fourth enterprise.

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    Erik Lutz

    Mr. Lutz is the Devine Group’s CFO. At the Devine Group, Mr. Lutz oversees and manages the finance, accounting and legal functions of the company. Previously, Erik served as President of Great Southwest Mortgage in Scottsdale, Arizona after founding the company in 1995. By 2007, Erik grew the business from 5 employees in 1995 to over 1,300 in 2007. Mr. Lutz focuses on Glue’s financial and legal affairs.

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    Kevin Mackey
    "Glue" Guy

    Mr. Mackey is Glue’s “Glue" Guy, handling a number of responsibilities ranging from business strategy and competitive analysis to tactical marketing and operations functions.
    Mr. Mackey graduated from the University of Dayton in 2007 as a Finance major and Accounting minor.

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    Greg Frederick
    Lead Developer and Project Manager

    Mr. Frederick is Glue’s lead developer. He focuses mostly on back-end database infrastructure, however he also fills in developing web materials when necessary. Greg is an experienced project manager, having worked for Fidelity Investments for a decade before joining the Devine Group.

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    Tom Raterman
    UI Developer

    Mr. Raterman is Glue’s primary UI developer. He was one of the original co-founders of Glue. Mr. Raterman’s expertise is PHP. Mr. Raterman has experience developing SaaS products for higher education as he was the sole developer on RiskAware’s RedFlag application – an anonymous reporting tool for college campuses.


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    Chuck Hertlein, Dinsmore & Shohl
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    Paul Dittmer, Dittmer & Company

Previous Investors

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    The Devine Group