They are advocates, innovators, mavericks, mentors, dreamers. . . and dynamos.
The College of Business Entrepreneurship Council is the critical link between our highly ranked Entrepreneurship programs the local business community.
The members of the EC provide the primary leadership and support for staging The Aleris New Venture Competition and The Cardinal Challenge, our Moot Corp regional business plan competition. They also play key roles in creating and growing student-led ventures, and help shape civic and political agendas that promote entrepreneurial success.
Their charge is to maintain our Entrepreneurship Program as the premier innovation education experience in Kentucky and one of the Top 25 programs in the nation.
Entrepreneurship Council Members
Kevin D. Cogan, BU’79
The Jefferson Development Group
Steven A. Huey
COO, The Learning House
Harry E. Kron, GB’95, SS’86
Martin N. McClelland
Managing Director, Mainstream Investment Advisers, LLC
VP Commercialization & Venture Finance, Kentucky Enterprise Fund
Diane B. Medley, BU’80
Co-Managing Partner, Mountjoy Chilton Medley, LLP
Ed G. Nasief, AS’71
Senior Vice President, Investments, UBS Financial Services Inc.
Sean M. O’Leary, GB’95
W. Kent Oyler, III, GB’82, BU’80
Founder, OPM Services Inc.
W. Earl Reed, III, BU’73
CEO, The Allegro Group
James C. Seiffert, LA’80
Attorney, Stites & Harbison, PLLC
Principal, Chrysalis Ventures, Inc
Founder and CEO, Autodemo
William G. Strench
Attorney, Frost Brown Todd, LLC
Susan E. Weiss, GB’94
Principal, Net Tango, Inc.
Tyree G. Wilburn, GB’75, BU’74
Chair, President & CEO, Merit Health Systems