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Our Team

Entrepreneurship + Innovation serves as the connecting and collaborating resource across ASU and the greater Phoenix community, as well as a national and international resource.

Entrepreneurial thinking is more than a skill. It's a mindset—one that manifests itself across all majors and programs at ASU.


Michelle Barker

Administrative Specialist

Faith Bone

Assistant Director, Operations

Gabriela Chacon

Program Manager, Virtual Learning & Engagement, Youth Entrepreneurship

Sheri Charles

Coordinator, Training and Development

Ji Mi Choi

Associate Vice President

Katherine Clemens

Director, Youth Entrepreneurship

Khadijah Crosby

Program Manager, Curriculum & Instruction, Youth Entrepreneurship

Lauren Dunning

Sr. Program Manager, Student Outreach and Engagement

Bailey Gading

Program Coordinator, Student Outreach and Engagement

Roberto Garza

Business Operations Specialist

Shawna Hudson

Program Manager, Youth Entrepreneurship

Brian Ipema

Operations Director, Instrument Design & Fabrication Core

Amanda Jordan

Program Coordinator, Resource and Innovation Solutions Incubator

Brett Kennedy

Program Manager, Youth Entrepreneurship

Jeff Kunowski

Associate Director, Innovation Programs, Global Sport Institute

Tracy Lea

Assistant Director, Venture Development

Alejandro Lozano

Sr. Program Coordinator, Youth Entrepreneurship

Alicia Marseille

Director, Resource and Innovation Solutions Incubator

Brittany Martin

Program Manager, Venture Development

Nicholas Matula

Sr. Program Coordinator, Youth Entrepreneurship

Natalie Morris

Program Coordinator, Prepped Program

Melissa Murray

Marketing Project Manager

Chase Norris

Program Manager, Venture Development

Victoria Paulino

Administrative Assistant, Youth Entrepreneurship

Kimberly Reynolds

Sr. Education Specialist, Youth Entrepreneurship

Susan Sajadi

Sr. Program Coordinator, Youth Entrepreneurship

Marissa Scragg

Program Manager, Risk Innovation Accelerator

Brent Sebold

Executive Director, Training and Development

Kristin Slice

Sr. Program Manager, Peoria Forward, Community Entrepreneurship

Shay Thomson

ACIC Program Coordinator, Sr.

Christopher Wilkes

Project Manager, Instrument Design & Fabrication Core

Kylie Winn

Sr. Office Specialist, Youth Entrepreneurship

Affiliated Staff + Faculty

Viktor Brandtneris

I-Corps Facilitator

Jared Byrne

Associate Director

W.P. Carey Center for Entrepreneurship

Eli Chmouni


WPC Management

Aram Chomina-Chavez


Polytechnic School TEM Programs

Richard Filley

Admin Professional

Polytechnic School TEM Programs

Rick Hall

Program Director and Clinical Professor

Mark Henderson


Polytechnic School EGR Programs

Retha Hill

Professor of Practice for Journalism and Mass Communication


Carolyn Hirata


Polytechnic School TEM Programs

Charlie Lewis

SVP of Venture Development

Skysong Innovations, ASU Enterprise Partners

Michelle Lyons-Mayer

Assistant Director

Memorial Union

John Mitchell

Industry and Innovation Director

QESST Engineering Research Center

Eric Newton

Professor of Practice for Journalism and Mass Communication


Sidnee Peck

Faculty Associate

WPC Management

Venture Mentors