Mentor Network

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.

Find a Mentor

Students looking for the right mentor are encouraged to come to CIE events like Entrepreneurship Unplugged or the entrepreneurship competitions to grow your network and meet potential mentors. For more information, contact the program director, Jan Baum at  

Become a Mentor 

Are you an entrepreneur, innovator or business leader who has wisdom to offer? We’d love to talk to you about joining our network. 

Why be a mentor?

  • Personal fulfillment from helping the next generation 
  • Develop your leadership skills guiding another individual. 
  • Build your own connections through networking opportunities with other business owners, founders, etc. 

Contact the director, Jan Baum, at  to learn more.