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Westchester Community College Creates Advisory Panel To Help College Support Entrepreneurs

Tuesday, April 10, 2012   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kristina Moy
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By William Demarest, Patch.com- Tarry Town- Sleepy Hollow

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.

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