Entrepreneurship Week (E-Week)

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Mark your calendar for E-Week 2018: April 16-20!

This week is filled with a host of events including The Hatch, and our grand finale, the Sebo Series in Entrepreneurship. There are many opportunities to engage with the College of Business through lunch and learns, panel discussions and presentations from world-renowned speakers! The Paul J. Hooker Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership is one of 20 centers worldwide recognized by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

 

Entrepreneur in Residence

Gordon Hamm 100x125Gordon Hamm '87, CEO, Garage Management Corporation

Gordon Hamm graduated from BGSU with a bachelor of arts degree in computer science and business. He started his first company, Independent Computer Consultants, while still a sophomore at BGSU. 

After graduating, Hamm started doing contract work with the Department of Defense in Virginia and later sold his company. Today, he is the partner and CEO of Garage Management Corporation (GMC), a major parking/real estate company in Manhattan with more than 60 locations.

Hamm and his partners created a venture capital group and have invested in several startups in the U.S. and Europe, focusing on renewable energy, infrastructure security, commercial retails centers and much more. He has served on the BGSU Alumni Foundation Board and currently serves on several corporate and nonprofit boards.

Gordon will be available Wednesday, April 18 from 12:00 pm - 4:30 p.m. in the David J. Joseph Company Business Hub, 2nd Floor, College of Business. Contact Khory Katz to schedule an appointment at kkatz@bgsu.edu.

E-Week Lunch and Learn Schedule:

Monday April 16
12:00 - 1:00
gary benzGary Benz, Senior Vice President Strategy & Innovation, First Energy Corporation
Intrapreneurship, innovation, and strategy at First Energy
The David J. Joseph Company Business Hub, 2nd Floor, College of Business, BGSU

 

 

Tuesday April 17
10:30 - 11:15
KatieKatie (Frazekas) James, FarmHER & Co-owner of Teal Tractor
Community Supported Agriculture from farm to table. Meet this growing “FarmHer,” and hear her colorful story.
The David J. Joseph Company Business Hub, 2nd Floor, College of Business, BGSU

 

 

Wednesday April 18
12:00 - 1:00
westMark West, President, SharedClarity
Being an intrapreneur of procurement in the high-impact medical product market.  
The David J. Joseph Company Business Hub, 2nd Floor, College of Business, BGSU 

 

 

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