Entrepreneur Direct


Entrepreneur Direct is a speaker series that features a successful entrepreneur in an informal setting accessible to students, faculty, and the public. The program is intended to connect students with successful entrepreneurs who have stories and advice to share. A faculty/student panel asks questions about entrepreneurship and encourage questions and interaction with the audience.

Speakers:

2013

Bill Robbins and Monty Robbins, Farmers Bank.
Dylan Bathurst, Founder of rumgr and Tammy McClellan, Founder of Simply Charmed.


2012

Skip Yowell – Co-founder of JanSport. Author of The Hippie Guide to Climbing the Corporate Ladder and Other Mountains.


2010

John Courtin – Vice President Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Kansas City, Missouri, President, CEO, Friends of Acadia.
Jack DeBoer – Founder of Value Place, Residence Inns, Summerfield Suites, Candlewood Suites, and other businesses. Author of Risk Only Money.

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