Faculty and Staff

David Wyman

David M Wyman, PhD

Dr. David M. Wyman is the Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at the College of Charleston School of Business and is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Management and Marketing. Prior to joining academia, Dave was an entrepreneur and invented over 50 toys and games. His most successful product sold over 3 million copies. His research interests center on entrepreneurship and real estate.  Dr. Wyman earned his Ph.D. from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland.

Sarah Castle

Sarah Castle, MILR

Sarah is an ex-Amazon executive where she worked for 15 years. Her background includes a variety of roles including mergers & acquisitions, digital devices, Amazon Alexa voice technology, digital and print books, and human resources. Her work often centered around new ventures or acquired subsidiary businesses. She’s a builder and thrives in early-stage environments focused on new products/technology. She has a knack for transforming teams into high-performing organizations and growing them to scale. She gets energy from developing leaders and strong succession plans. Prior to Amazon, Sarah worked for General Electric. She has a Master’s from Cornell University and a Bachelor’s from Syracuse University.

Lancie Affonso

Lancie Affonso, MBA, MIBS

Lancie Affonso is the Director of the Entrepreneurship Living-Learning Community through the Honors College and is a Certified Entrepreneurship Teacher (CET). Lancie completed his M.I.B.S. at the University of South Carolina and graduated from the College of Charleston with an undergraduate degree in Business Administration and a Masters degree in Computer Science. He is also interested in student engagement factors in online learning and online business simulations.

Kelly Shaver

Kelly G Shaver, PhD

Kelly G. Shaver is a Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies at the College of Charleston. Kelly’s previous appointments include the College of William & Mary, the Entrepreneurship and Small Business Research Institute in Stockholm, and the National Science Foundation. His internationally recognized entrepreneurship research has been supported by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the National Science Foundation. He is the founder of MindCette, LLC, an entrepreneurship testing and consulting company.


Jack Bartlett

Jack Bartlett

Jack Bartlett is the Social Media and Marketing Director for the Center for Entrepreneurship. Jack is a senior at the College of Charleston and is majoring in Communications and Economics. After being a part of both the Entrepreneurship Living Learning Community (ELLC) and Impact X his freshman year, Jack discovered he had a true passion for both social media and entrepreneurship.