Center for Entrepreneurship Advisory Board

The Center for Entrepreneurship has strong and experienced advisory board that is centered on helping our student entrepreneurs. Each advisory board member has pledged a significant time mentoring our students, teaching our classes and financial assistance to help the Center sustain operations. Their extreme passion supporting our students provides the foundation of our program. For example, the Advisory Board, Huge Foundation, Steve Swanson Foundation, Department of Commerce, grants and individual donors have helped raise over $750,000 to supoprt Center for Entrepreneurship programs. 

Mark Richards, Chair '88
Founder, PolyClean USA, Angel Investor

Jennifer Garr
Former SVP, Ogilivy & Mather

Ryan Eleuteri '02
Founder, Charleston Mix

Christine Osborne '78
Founder, WonderWorks

Neely Powell 
Founder, Charleston Shoe Company

Kenny Ridgell '14
Founder, Ridge Media

Chad Ross '18
Founder, Dorsal Bracelets

Glenn Starkman 
Founder, Starkman Capital LLC

Stewart Vernon
Founder, ASP Franchising