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Board of Advisors

The Center's Advisory Board consists of a carefully selected, diverse group of entrepreneurs and other business community members. The purpose of the board is to provide non-binding guidance to maximize the Center's strategic development, growth and success. Each member brings expertise from their specialized field from a variety of industries, creating a well-rounded resource for the Center.

Board of Advisors

Bryan Jakovic

Bryan Jakovcic, '09 (Chair)
President and Owner, Fusion Health
Frank Cannone
Frank Cannone, JD '91 (Vice Chair)
Chair, Corporate Dept., Gibbons
Sunny Bathla Sunny Bathla, '00, MBA '15
Vice President, Virtusa
Joe Hughes Joseph Hughes, '71
President and CEO, Country Club Services
bill catalano Bill Catalano, '86
Growth Advisor & Investor, WDC Angel Holdings

Brian Fitzpatrick

Brian Fitzpatrick, '75
CEO, Bentley Laboratories, LLC

David Gerstein

David Gerstein, '63 (Emeritus)
President and CEO, Thermwell Products Company
Headshot of Abe Kasbo Abe Kasbo, '94, MPA '99
CEO, Verasoni Worldwide
Headshot image of Alissa L. Lopez
Alissa L. Lopez, MBA '19
Product Market Manager, Fiveable Inc., Founder & CEO, Family Balance Planner LLC
Taseen Peterson headshot Taseen Peterson, '14
Founder and CEO, Gamefuly, Inc.
Pravina Headshot Pravina Raghavan, MBA '01
Director of the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) in the U.S. Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Ricci headshot Victor Ricci, '17
Director of Growth, X-Mode Social.
Gabino Roche Headshot Gabino Roche, '98
CEO & Founder, Saphyre
Peter Tu Peter Tu, MBA '87, JD '94
Managing Partner, Law Offices of Peter Tu