Presidents for Entrepreneurship Pledge Signees

Community College Presidents

Committed to Entrepreneurial Transformation

"The Presidents for Entrepreneurship Pledge is supported by ACCT as an important strategy for meeting the educational, economic, and workforce development roles of the 21st century entrepreneurial community college."

Noah Brown, CEO, ACCT


The presidents who have signed the Presidents for Entrepreneurship Pledge have committed to join the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship and UP American (formerly, the White-house initiative StartUp America) to encourage economic growth through entrepreneurship.

Canada
Cheryl Jensen Algonquin College
Fred Gibbons Northern College
Trent Keough signed at Portage College; now retired
United Kingdom
Fintan Donohue signed Gazelle Colleges; now retired
   
Alabama
Dr. Susan Burrow Central Alabama Community College
Dr. Humphrey Lee signed at Northwest-Shoals Community College - Muscle Shoals; now retired
Arizona
Dr. Steven Gonzales GateWay Community College
Dr. Teresa Leyba Ruiz Glendale Community College
Dr. Paul Dale Paradise Valley Community College
Dr. Larry Johnson Phoenix College
Dr. Lorraine Morales signed at Pima Community College - Community Campus; now retired
Dr. Morgan Phillips Pima Community College - Desert Vista Campus
Dr. Lee Lambert Pima Community College - District
Dr. David Dore Pima Community College - Northwest Campus
Dr. Chris Bustamante signed at Rio Salado College; now retired 
Dr. Shari Olson South Mountain Community College
Dr. Penelope Wills signed at Yavapai College; now retired
Arkansas
Dr. James Shemwell Arkansas Northeastern College
Dr. Robin Myers Arkansas State University-Mountain Home
Dr. Eugene McKay signed at Arkansas State University-Beebe; now retired
Dr. Stephen Schoonmaker signed at College of the Ouachitas; now at College of the Siskiyous
Dr. Steve Cole Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas
Dr. Coy Grace signed at East Arkansas Community College; now retired
Dr. Jackie Elliott signed at North Arkansas College; now at Central Arizona College
Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson Northwest Arkansas Community College
Dr. Phillip Wilson Rich Mountain Community College
Dr. Barbara Jones South Arkansas Community College
Dr. Corbet Lamkin signed at Southern Arkansas University Tech; now retired
Chris Thomason University of Arkansas Community College at Hope
Dr. Larry Davis University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton
California
Dr. Kevin Walthers Allan Hancock College
Dr. Matthew Wetstein Cabrillo College
Dr. Susan Sperling Chabot College
Michael Claire College of San Mateo
Dr. Dianne Van Hook College of the Canyons
Dr. Angela Fairchilds signed at Columbia College; now retired
Dr. Kevin Trutna Feather River College
Dr. David Viar Glendale Community College
Dr. Willard Lewallen Hartnell College
Dr. Glenn Roquemore Irvine Valley College
Dr. Eloy Oakley signed at Long Beach City College; now at CA Community Colleges
Dr. Erika Endrijonas signed at Los Angeles Valley College; now at Pasadena City College
Dr. Rajen Vurdien signed at Pasadena City College; now retired 
Dr. Tod Burnett signed at Saddleback College; now at Brandman University 
Bruce Baron San Bernardino Community College District
Dr. Carlos Turner Cortez San Diego Continuing Education
Dr. Kathleen Hart San Joaquin Delta College
Daniel Walden, PhD Victor Valley College
Brad Davis West Valley College
Colorado
Dr. Lance Bolton Pikes Peak Community College
Connecticut
Dr. Gena Glickman signed at Manchester Community College; now retired
Dr. David Levinson Norwalk Community College
   
Florida
David Armstrong signed at Broward College; now retired
Dr. Jim Henningsen College of Central Florida
Dr. Lawrence Barrett Florida Gateway College
Dr. Kenneth Atwater Hillsborough Community College
Dr. Edwin Massey Indian River State College
Dr. Devin Stephenson Northwest Florida State College
Dr. Edward Meadows Pensacola State College
Dr. Jackson Sasser signed at Santa Fe College; now retired
Dr. E. Ann McGhee signed at Seminole State College 
Dr. William Law signed at St. Petersburg College
Dr. Jim Murdaugh Tallahassee Community College
Hawaii
Dr. Helen Cox University of Hawaii - Kaua'i Community College
Mr. Douglas Dykstra University of Hawaii - Windward Community College
Idaho  
Dr. Rick MacLennan North Idaho College
   
Illinois
Dr. Brian Caputo College of DuPage
Dr. David Sam Elgin Community College
Dr. Ken Ender signed at Harper College
Dr. Jerry Corcoran Illinois Valley Community College
Dr. Michael Dreith signed at John A. Logan College
Dr. Thomas Ramage Parkland College
Dr. Terri Winfree Prairie State College
Dr. Cristobal Valdez  Richland Community College
Curtis Oldfield Spoon River College
Indiana
Dr. Andrew Bowne Ivy Tech Community College - East Central
Dr. David Bathe Ivy Tech Community College - Lafayette
Dr. Jerrilee Mosier Ivy Tech Community College - Northeast
Dr. Marlon R. Mitchell  Ivy Tech Community College - Northwest 
Iowa
Dr. Joe DeHart Des Moines Area Community College - Newton Campus
Dr. Donald Doucette Eastern Iowa Community College District
Dr. Linda Allen Hawkeye Community College
Dr. Marlene Sprouse  Indian Hills Community College
Dr. Dan Kinney, Jr. Iowa Central Community College
Dr. Valerie Newhouse Iowa Lakes Community College
Dr. Christopher Duree Iowa Valley Community College District
Dr. Dan Kinney, Sr. Iowa Western Community College 
Dr. Steven Schulz North Iowa Area Community College
Dr. Alethea Stubbe Northwest Iowa Community College
Dr. Liang Chee Wee Northeast Iowa Community College
Dr. Michael Ash Southeastern Community College 
Dr. Terry Murrell Western Iowa Tech Community College
Kansas
John Masterson Allen Community College - Iola Campus
James Dennis Genandt Manhattan Area Technical College
Dr. Brian Inbody Neosho County Community College
Dr. Sheree Utash Wichita Area Technical College
Kentucky
Dr. Kay Adkins Ashland Community & Technical College
Dr. Sherry Zylka Big Sandy Community & Technical College
Dr. Juston Pate Elizabethtown Community & Technical College
Dr. Fernando Figueroa Gateway Community & Technical College 
Dr. Jennifer Lindon Hazard Community & Technical College
Dr. Cynthia Kelley Madisonville Community College
Dr. Stephen M. Vacik Maysville Community & Technical College
Dr. Kristen Westover Mountain Empire Community College
Dr. Vic Adams Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College
Maine
Dr. Ronald Cantor Southern Maine Community College
Maryland
Dr. Dawn Lindsay Anne Arundel Community College
Dr. Barbara Viniar Chesapeake College
Dr. Kathleen Hetherington Howard Community College
Dr. Charlene Dukes Prince George's Community College
Murray Hoy Wor-Wic Community College
Massachusetts
Dr. Pam Eddinger Bunker Hill Community College
Dr. Daniel Asquino Mount Wachusett Community College
Michigan
Ms. Jean Goodnow Delta College
James Jacobs Macomb Community College
Christine M. Hammond, Ph.D. Mid Michigan Community College
Dr. Dale Nesbary Muskegon Community College
Timothy Nelson Northwestern Michigan College
Rose Bellanca Washtenaw Community College
Minnesota
Peggy Kennedy Minnesota State Community & Technical College
Rassoul Dastmozd signed at Saint Paul College; now retired
Nebraska
Dr. Greg P. Smith Central Community College
Randy Schmailzl Metropolitan Community College
Ryan Purdy Mid-Plains Community College
Michael Chipps Northeast Community College
Dr. Paul Illich Southeast Community College
New Jersey
Dr. Jon Connolly Sussex County Community College
New Mexico
Dr. Katharine Winograd Central New Mexico Community College
John Madden Eastern New Mexico University - Roswell
New York
Dr. Karrin Wilks Borough of Manhattan Community College
Randall VanWagoner Mohawk Valley Community College
Dr. Steve Tyrell North Country Community College
Dr. Kristine Duffy SUNY/Adirondack Community College
Dr. Kevin Drumm SUNY/Broome Community College
Dr. Daniel DeMarte SUNY/Jamestown Community College
Carole McCoy SUNY/Jefferson Community College
Carl Haynes SUNY/Tompkins Cortland Community College
Dr. Alan P. Roberts SUNY/Ulster County Community College
North Carolina
Dr. Dennis King Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College
Dr. Larry Ferguson Ashland Community & Technical College
Dr. Susanne Adams signed at Brunswick Community College; now retired
Dr. John Houser Carteret Community College
Dr. Garrett Hinshaw Catawba Valley Community College
Dr. Jason Hurst  Cleveland Community College
Dr. J. Larry Keen Fayetteville Technical Community College
Dr. Michael Elam Halifax Community College
Walter Dalton Isothermal Community College
Dr. John C. Boyd Mayland Community College
Dr. Chad Bledsoe Montgomery Community College
Dr. Walter Bartlett Piedmont Community College
Dr. Dale McInnis Richmond Community College
John Enamait, PhD Stanly Community College
Dr. Donna Tipton-Rogers Tri-County Community College
Dr. Stephen Scott signed at Wake Technical Community College; now retired
Dr. Scott Ralls Wake Technical Community College
Dr. Tim Wright  Wilson Community College 
Ohio
Dr. Betty Young Hocking College
Dr. Marcia J. Ballinger Lorain County Community College
Dorey Diab North Central State College
Dr. Michael Thomson Northwest State Community College
Dr. Kevin Boys Southern State Community College
Oregon
Frank Toda Columbia Gorge Community College
Dr. Cathy Kemper-Pelle Rogue Community College
Pennsylvania
Dr. Stephanie Shanblatt Bucks County Community College
John Sygielski Harrisburg Area Community College
Dr. Ann Bieber Lehigh Carbon Community College
Dr. Mark H. Erickson Northampton Community College
South Carolina
Dr. Ben Dillard III Florence-Darlington Technical College
Dr. Keith Miller  Greenville Technical College 
Dr. Ronald L. Rhames Midlands Technical College
   
South Dakota
Mark Millage Kilian Community College
   
Tennessee
Dr. William Seymour Cleveland State Community College
Karen Bowyer Dyersburg State Community College
L. Anthony Wise Jr. Pellissippi State Community College
Dr. Chris Whaley Roane State Community College
Mark Lenz Tennessee Technology Center - Nashville
Ivan Jones Tennessee Technology Center - Shelbyville
Texas
Dr. Richard Rhodes Austin Community College District
Dr. Thom Chesney Brookhaven College
Dr. Jennifer Wimbish Cedar Valley College
Dr. Zachary Hodges Houston Community College - Northwest Campus
Dr. Cesar Maldonado Houston Community College District
Dr. Zarina Blankenbaker Tarrant County Community College - Northwest
Dr. Eugene Giovannini Tarrant County Community College District
Michael Metke Tyler Junior College
   
Utah
Dr. Gary L. Carlston Snow College
Dr. Joe Peterson Utah State University Eastern
Vermont  
Joseph Bertolino Lyndon State College
   
Virginia
Dr. John Rainone Dabney S Lancaster Community College
Dr. Kris Westover Mountain Empire Community College
Dr. Angeline Godwin Patrick Henry Community College
Dr. Daniel Lufkin  Paul D Camp Community College 
John Dever Thomas Nelson Community College
   
Washington
Dr. Warren Brown North Seattle College
Dr. Gary Oertli South Seattle Community College
Steven VanAusdle Walla Walla Community College
   
West Virginia
Dr. Peter Checkovich Blue Ridge Community & Technical College
Dr. Eunice Bellinger Bridge Valley Community & Technical College
Dr. Chuck Terrell Eastern West Virginia Community & Technical College
Dr. Keith Cotroneo Mountwest Community & Technical College
Dr. L. Washington Signed at New River Community and Technical College; now at Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Dr. Bonnie Copenhaver New River Community and Technical College
Dr. Johnny M. Moore Pierpont Community & Technical College
Dr. Robert Gunter Southern West Virginia Community & Technical College
Dr. Michael Koon West Virginia Northern Community & Technical College
Dr. Chris Gilmer West Virginia University at Parkersburg
Wisconsin
Bruce Barker Chippewa Valley Technical College
Dr. Susan May Fox Valley Technical College
Dr. Bryan Albrecht Gateway Technical College
Dr. Jack E. Daniels Madison College
Dr. Lori Weyers Northcentral Technical College
Jeffrey Rafn Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Wyoming
Dr. Brad Tyndall Central Wyoming College
Karla Leach Western Wyoming Community College