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Thursday, March 23rd 2017

Lavin Mentors

Lavin VentureStart Program

Business leaders that contribute their time and guidance to the Lavin Entrepreneurs:
2016 — 2018
  • Adam Weiler, Strongvolt
  • Bernhard Schroeder, Director of Programs - Lavin Entrepreneurship Center
  • Bob Nascenzi, Supramed
  • Braydon Moreno, ROBO 3D
  • Christoph Beau, M2 Ingredients
  • Craig Stevens, Sea Pointe Adventures
  • Duncan McClaren, Difference Lab
  • Gail Naughton, Histogen
  • Jennifer Barnes, The Escrow Firm
  • Jimmy Hendricks, Deal Current Network
  • Jon Tucker, Compete Marketing Group
  • Julien Brandt, OrganikSEO.com
  • Kristian Rauhala, PEAR Sports LLC
  • Larry Petersen, LP Marketing
  • Matt Decelles, William Painter
  • Michael Millitelo, Waltco Lift Corp.
  • Michael Trezza, LITHYEM
  • Michelle Donovan, Duane Morris, LLC
  • Mike Stanicek, Retail Inkjet Solutions
  • Nii A. Ahene, CPC Strategy
  • Rich Christiansen, Killpatrick Townsend
  • Robert Schulte, Strassa
  • Ryan Shortill, Positive Adventures
  • Sarah Hardwick, Zenzi
  • Tim Garrett, Laird Apparel
  • Tim King, Tim King Photography
  • Yukon Palmer, Field Logix
  • Zack Parker, Zack Parker Consulting
  • Zeynep Ilgaz, Confirm BioSciences
2015 — 2017
  • Jeff Grad, Eyes Of The World
  • Craig Stevens, Sea Pointe Partners, Inc.
  • Mitch Patridge, CEO at Clear Balance
  • Kevin Popovic, Ideahaus
  • Matt DeCelles, William Painter
  • Mark Schmid, Art Function Group of Companies
  • Thom McElroy, Co-founder of Volcom
  • Nick Slettengren, Power Digital Marketing Inc
  • Greg Crisci, Tip Network
  • Tom Franklin, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • Parker Harris, Junto
  • Robert Wilcox, Precision Label Inc.
  • Gary Hughes, Deuce Brand
  • Michelle Weinstein, Fitzee Foods
  • Adam Weiler, Strongvolt
  • Carolyn Crowley, Myriad Software
  • Jim Matteo, Bird Rock USA
  • Jason Kirby, Togally
  • Steve Hoffman, Modern Postcard
  • Jenny Amaraneni, SOLO Eye Wear
  • Nick Rhea, Lunatec Gear
  • Kevin Gelfand, Shake Smart
  • Jon Tucker, Compete Marketing Group
  • Steve Cusato, City National Bank
  • Steven Osinski, SDSU and 3 Hour Learning
  • Ira Cammeyer, Harbor Health Care Consultants
  • Lance Hoffman, Mamma Chia
By supporting programs that offer feedback, insight, and mentoring to aspiring business leaders, I can give ‑fledgling ventures the best possible chance of success. Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Alberto-Culver



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The Lavin Entrepreneurship Center at San Diego State University serves SDSU students, entrepreneurs and business leaders through entrepreneurial curriculum, workshops, internships, resources and events. For information browse the Programs section of our website, subscribe to the Lavin Center Calendar and sign up for the Center's Entrepreneurial Fuel Newsletter. Entrepreneur resources such as the Lavin Center resume guide, marketing and business planning tools and more can be found in the Resources section of our site.

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