Management Department

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Entrepreneurship and Business Development
Advisory Board

The Entrepreneurship Advisory Board provides valuable advice for the entrepreneurship option for the Cameron School of Business. It is comprised of entrepreneurs, investors, executives, and people who provide services to entrepreneurs and emerging ventures. Members of the advisory board serve as jurors for the Annual Business Plan Competition.

Dr. Steve Harper [ harpers AT uncw DOT edu ]
Progress Energy/Betty Cameron
Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship


Dr. Ed Addison Founder and CEO, TeraDisc, LLC
Michael Cain President, Cape Fear Capital and Wilmington Investor Network
Debbie Elliott President and Creative Director, Talk Inc.
Evan Folds Founder, Progressive Gardens
Tobin Geatz President, Inclinix Inc.
Clayton Gsell Franchises for Papa Johns Pizza, Valpack, and owner of Cruisers Car Wash
Corey Heim COO, Dry Corp
Jeannette King Co-founder/President, SpecialtySoft
Richard Johnson Founder,
Tom Looney Founder, NextChannel and Business Development Specialist
Brett Martin Co-founder/President, Castle Branch, Inc.
Becky O'Daniell Former President, Atlantic Quest
Chad Paul Managing Partner, Harbor Island Partners LLC
Rick Randall CEO, TranS1
Robert Rippy President, Jungle Rapids
Justin Queen President, Blu Zeus Interactive Marketing
Fran Scarlett Regional Director, Small Business and Technology Development Center