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Since December 2011, the Entrepreneurship Advisory Board, a group of committed alumni, have offered their expertise and support to the Center in its effort to lead Virginia with excellence in undergraduate entrepreneurship education.

Current Membership
Mary Ann Alger

Mary Ann Alger

JMU First Lady, Harrisonburg, VA

April Armstrong

April Armstrong

CEO, AHA Insight, Arlington, VA

Polly Black

Polly Black

Executive Director, Center for Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

Jon Craver

Jon Craver

Retired Partner, Accenture, Great Falls, VA

David Ehrenpreis

Dr. David Ehrenpreis

Director, Institute of Visual Studies, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

Avrum Elmakis

Mr. Avrum Elmakis

Founder & CEO, Best Bully Sticks

Michelle Hesse

Dr. Michelle Hesse

Assistant Professor, Dietetics, Dept. of Health Sciences, College of Healthy & Behavioral Studies

David Kay

David Kay

Co-CEO, Distinctive Building Group

Mark Langer

Mark Langer

EVP and Chief Financial Officer, Urban Edge Properties, New York, New York

Eric Major

Eric Major

President, CEO, Co-Founder, K2M, Inc.

Farris Terry Mousa - 2017

Dr. Fariss-Terry Mousa

Zane D. Showker Professor of Entrepreneurship; Associate Professor, Management, College of Business

Kurt Paterson

Dr. Kurt Paterson

Department Head, Engineering, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

Jennifer Peeks-Mease

Dr. Jennifer Peeks-Mease

Assistant Professor, Organizational and Cultural Communication, School of Communication Studies, College of Arts & Letters

Jeff Pompeo

Jeff Pompeo

President & CEO, CareTaker Medical, Charlottesville, VA

Don Rainey

Don Rainey

General Partner, GroTech Ventures, Reston, Virginia

Michael Rebibo

Michael Rebibo

Founder and CEO, 1st Portfolio Wealth Advisors and 1st Portfolio Lending Corporation

John Rothenberger

John Rothenberger

(Board Chair) Founder & CEO, Strategic Enterprise Solutions, Inc., Great Falls, VA

Kevin Tucker

Kevin Tucker

Owner & President, SOLitude Lake Management Company, Virginia Beach, VA

Student Members
Christopher Ashley

Christopher Ashley

President, Society of Entrepreneurs

Julie Jeong

Julie Jeong

ENT President

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