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Executive Director, Gilliam Center for Entrepreneurship
bergmesm@jmu.edu
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Areas of Expertise
  • Start-ups
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Venture Investing
Education
  • MBA, Finance Concentration, Cornell University, 1989
  • MS, Electrical Engineering, California State University - 1989
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, Rutgers University - 1984

Positions Held
  • Executive Director, Gilliam Center for Entrepreneurship (2021-present)
  • Assistant Director, Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship (2017 - 2021)
  • Entrepreneur-in-Residence, University of Louisville (2005 - 2021)
  • Entrepreneur/Founder, Sunflower Business Ventures (2004 - 2021)
  • Associate Venture Investor, Chrysalis Ventures, Louisville, KY (2002 - 2005)
Awards and Recognitions
  • Graduate Teaching Award, University of Louisville, 2013 and 2018
  • Entrepreneurial Supporter of the Year, Enterprise Corp, Greater Louisville Inc., 2017

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