Destin Ortego
Destin serves as Program Administrator for the Opportunity Machine, where he runs the OM Main facility and has worked with more than 70 startup companies. Destin earned his bachelor’s degree in visual arts, with a concentration in graphic design, from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Upon graduation, he joined Honda of Lafayette and served as art director for their motocross website,<>. In 2009, he left to become a touring musician playing national festivals such as South by Southwest and Warped Tour. Destin's professional experiences include working as the Director of Public Relations for Acadiana Sports Leagues, Account Executive for Delta Media, and Co-Creator/Owner of Clash of the Cocktails and Clash Events LLC. He is currently finishing his master’s degree in public relations at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Destin’s passion for entrepreneurial and economic development drives his service as a board member for the Broussard Economic Development Corporation, the Broussard Chamber of Commerce, Academy of Information Technology and Academy of Interactive Entertainment Advisory Committee. Destin is married to Shade Ortego and currently resides in Youngsville