Meet the Entrepreneurship Program Mentors
The Entrepreneurship Program Mentors share their expertise with students and faculty in various capacities such as guest lecturing in classes, conducting independent workshops, serving as PioBiz Competition Judges, and assisting students with their projects on a one- on -one basis.
If you would like to become a mentor in our program, please send us an email.
Bret Allphin '01
Development Director, Buckeye Hills Regional Council
Douglas Ankrom '97
President and Chief Executive Officer at Riverview Credit Union
BIM Coordinator/Architectural Designer at Pickering Associates, Inc.
Director of Marketing & Community OhioSE and Owner at Clutch MOV
Associate Director at LIGHTS Regional Innovation
Inventor & Entrepreneur
Client Services Manager at Pickering Associates, Inc.
Nikki Butler '99
Artist and Founder, Nikki Butler Design
Andy Dollman '15
Financial Advisor at Commonwealth Financial Services LLC
Division President Mid-Ohio Valley, Premier Bank Inc.
Senior Executive in Residence for Strategic Development at Ohio University
Douglas Greene '62
Investor, Entrepreneur, and Entrepreneurial Lecturer at Douglas C. Greene Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
President | CEO, North America at ELPRO Services, Inc.
Milt Haynes '97
Commercial Credit Officer at Riverview Credit Union & Entrepreneur
Director, Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Ohio University Voinovich School
Andy Kuhn '05
Franklin County Economic Development Commission Existing Industries Coordinator
Christian Long '15
Director of Operations at Northwestern Mutual
Scott Long '93
Publisher, Ante Up Poker Media LLC
Former CEO/Founder Optimum Companies
Co-Founder Vines on Hillside
Andrew Mayo '71
Economic Development Specialist at City of Birmingham (Retired)
Owner of WV Social Media Consultants
Wendy Keenan Myers '92
CEO and Founder, Mitcham Group Apartments
Co-Founder & CEO at a few organizations
Chief Operating Officer at Danser, Inc.
Paula (King) Pitasky '96
Owner and President at Encompass Marketing
Brian Roach '89
Business & Marketing Director at Alexander Body & Fender
Tres Ross '97
Executive Director at The Ross Foundation
Owner at Canvas Fine Arts
Managing Member of Glogames LLC.
Larry Sloter '02
Owner at Busy Bee Restaurant LLC.
Co-Founder at One Click, Mentor, and Investor
Shawn Taylor '02
Senior Vice President at Peoples Bank
David Tenney '90
Managing Director, Tenney & Associates, LLC CPA's
Cristie L. Thomas
Executive Director, Marietta Main Street
Coach, Consultant, Entrepreneur, Founder at EPIC Mission Inc.
Jeff Welch '77
Owner, RBIWELCH Accounting, LLC
Assistant Vice President for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at WVU
Vice President, Managers Resource Group
President at iTech/Biztec
Owner at Trademark Solutions, LLC