Members of our diverse mentor network work one-on-one with student entrepreneurs to
build their confidence, develop their business prowess and connect them to opportunities
for funding and more.
All budding entrepreneurs need a mentor to be successful. The Center for Innovation
and Entrepreneurship’s growing Mentor Network provides guidance, support and connections
to help students pursue their passions with confidence and see their ideas through.
Meet the Mentors
Our mentor network is 24 members strong and growing. The network ranges from first-time
startup founders to serial entrepreneurs from a variety of industries including bio-tech,
healthcare, technology, retail and many more.
Frank DeSantis ’99
Vice President of Innovation and Breakthrough Technology at Stanley Black & Decker
Co-founder of Bottoms Up Bagels
Larry Fiorino ’84
Founder and Former President of G.1440 and President of Fiorino Consulting
Partner at Green Thumb Industries (GTI)
Co-founder & CEO at CoFoundersLab
Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Sciences