The Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at Westchester Community
College has formed an Advisory Board comprised of prominent leaders and
innovators from various organizations across the county.
Members include Larry Gottlieb representing Westchester County
Economic Development; Kim Jacobs, Community Capital of New York; Fenton
Soliz, Wells Fargo; Robert Nechols, Westchester Community College;
Fannie Aleman-Lansch, HSBC; Professor Scorpio Rogers, Westchester
Community College; Yuval Marcus, Leason Ellis, LLC; Professor Desi
Colon, Westchester Community College; Professor Richard Hyland,
Westchester Community College; Peter Herrero, NY Hospitality Group; and
Jeanne Maloney, Westchester Community College.
They represent various industries and interests and include bankers,
government representatives, leaders of non-profit organizations,
business professors, and entrepreneurs themselves, all with some area of
specialty related to entrepreneurship.
"The leadership and expertise of this seasoned Advisory Board will
help shape the strategic direction of the IES,” said Teresita Wisell,
director of the Gateway Center.
Wisell said Westchester County is rich with entrepreneurial assets
and Westchester Community College is in a unique position to harness its
internal and external resources to provide a dynamic entrepreneurial
education program to our students and the community, contributing to the
economic strength of Westchester. Wisell described the Institute for
Entrepreneurial Studies as a resource hub for entrepreneurial
development at all stages, facilitating programs that respond to the
needs of entrepreneurs.
Find out more about the panel!