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Advisors

Keleigh Asbury Director of Smeal Alumni Career Services, Penn State
Bob Beaury Interim Director, Penn State University Engineering Entrepreneurship Minor & Senior Partner, Xsalta Mental Health
Sven Bilen Department Head, School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs, Penn State
Jim Calder Private Investor & Finance Consultant
Dave Costlow Vice President, Marketing & Product, Pledge It
Jamey Darnell Clinical Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, Penn State
Christopher Dayton Senior Staff Engineer / Manager, Qualcomm
Peter DeBarber Director of Business Development and R&D, Delta-Phase Electronics
James Delattre Assistant Vice President for Research & Director of Entrepreneurship & Commercialization, Penn State
Nena Ellis Invent Penn State, Director, Marketing & Communications, Penn State
Jeff Erickson Retired Entrepreneur & Marketer
Martin Erim President & CEO, FR Global & First Renaissance Ventures
Linda Feltman Faculty and Faculty Associate for the Entrepreneurship Special Living Option, Penn State
Jeff Fortin Associate VP of Research, Director of Industrial Partnerships, Penn State
Mark Gagnon Harbaugh Entrepreneurship Scholar, Penn State
John Gershenson Director of Humanitarian Engineering & Social Entrepreneurship, Penn State
Ted Graef President, All Traffic Solutions
Andy Gustafson Director of MBA Communications, Penn State
Brian Harmon Senior Vice President of Global Sales, Armorblox
Rachel Herder Director of Intellectual Property Clinic, Penn State
Anne Hoag Director, Intercollege Minor in Entrepreneurship & Innovation Minor (ENTI), Penn State
Tim Humphrey General Manager, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Keith Karako Global Head of Trade Finance, Citigroup
Tim Kerchinski Innovation Team Lead, Penn State & PennTAP
Bill Kidd Director, Hospitality Management Entrepreneurship, Penn State
Elizabeth King Managing Partner, Elizabeth M. King Consulting
Liz Kisenwether Start-up Mentor and STEM Advocate
Frank Koe Associate Professor of Engineering Entrepreneurship, Penn State
Jeff Krauss Co-Owner, The HR Office
Jeff Krug Strategy Consultant
Ashu Kumar Co-Founder & Director, Brainalytix
Molly Kunkel Executive Director, Centre Foundation
Spud Marshall Co-Founder & CEO, the co.space
John Meier Science Librarian, Penn State
Sascha Meinrath Palmer Chair in Telecommunications at Penn State, Director of the X-Lab
Jessica Menold Assistant Professor in Engineering Design and Mechanical Engineering, Penn State
Jeanette Miller Clinical Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, Penn State
John Moore Owner, Moore Power Sales
David Norloff Assistant Teaching Professor, Penn State
Rick O'Brien President, SemperCon
John Peterson Business Consultant, Penn State Small Business Development Center
Herbert Reininger Creative Director, Penn State University, Outreach
Matt Rhodes Managing Partner, 1855 Capital
Gene Riechers Advisor, 1855 Capital
Jeff Rimland Instructor & Research Associate, Penn State
John Rodgers Senior Vice President, PNC Bank
Dan Rowland President, Rowland Creative
Paul Sciabica Managing Director, 1855 Capital
Tom Sharbaugh Director, Entrepreneur Assistance Clinic, Penn State
Bruce Shook CEO, Intact Vascular & Vesper Medical
Tim Simpson Paul Morrow Professor of Engineering Design and Manufacturing, Penn State
Meg Small Director of Social Innovation, Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, Penn State
Bob Smith Marketing Consultant, Vaudeville Ventures
Maria Spencer Warehime Entrepreneur in Residence, Penn State
Chris Spielvogel Co-Founder at Flip Learning and Director, Entrepreneurship as Advocacy Cluster, Penn State
Melinda Stearns Retired Sr. Director of Strategic Partnerships, Penn State
Matt Swayne Research & Technology Information Officer, Penn State
Parantap Tripathi Product Manager & Strategist, Dow Jones
Steve VerSteeg Partner, Patterson & Sheridan LLP
Tommy Wang CEO & Co-founder, Classroom Salon & CEO, TMD Holdings
Rick Weyer Instructor of Entrepreneurship, Penn State
Scott Woods President, West Arete
Allan Woolway President, Support Sciences
Jared Yarnall-Schane Startup Coach, Jarnall Consulting
Jack Zerby Designer & Founder, School of Action

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