Staff

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship

Judi Eyles

Title: Director
Phone: (515) 296-6754
  •     Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship
Alex Andrade

Title: Program Director at CyBIZ Lab
Phone: (515) 296-5302
  • Student Consulting
  • Business Projects
  • Live Case Studies
Blake McClure

Title: Program Specialist at CyBIZ Lab
Phone:(515) 296-6757
  • Student Consulting
  • Business Projects
  • Live Case Studies

 

Megan Graettinger

Title: Assistant Director
Phone: (515) 296-3260
  •     CYstarters
  •     Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship
  •     CyBIZ Lab
Jean Walsh

Title: Program Specialist
Phone: (515) 294-2776
  •     CYstarters
  •     Programming
  •     Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship
Samantha Dilocker

Title: Marketing Specialist
Phone: (515) 296-8246
  •     Pappajohn Center promotion
Lindsey Murray

Title: Communication and Outreach Specialist
Phone: (515) 296-0991
  •     Pappajohn Center communications
  •     Outreach
Ashley Sawyer

Title: Administrative Assistant
Phone: (515) 294-2776
  •     Internship Program
  •     Administration
  •     Events

ISU Startup Factory

 

Peter Hong

Title: Director
Phone: (515) 296-6429
  •    ISU Startup Factory
  •    Iowa Go-To-Market (G2M) Accelerator
  •    I-Corps

 

Hannah Kirkendall

Title: Program Coordinator
Phone: (515) 294-1562
  •    ISU Startup Factory
  •    Iowa Go-To-Market (G2M) Accelerator
Donna Ramaeker-Zahn

Title: Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Jon Kallen

Title: Entrepreneur-in-Residence

 

Andrew Kirpilani

Title: Entrepreneur-in-Residence

  • Product Management
  • Software Development
  • Venture Capital Funding

 

John LaMarche

Title: Entrepreneur-in-Residence

  • Market opportunity evaluation
  • Financial & business modeling
  • Strategic planning
  • Capital formation/strategies

 

Ivy College of Business

Michael Lerman

Title: Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Summer 2023 Faculty Fellow, Assistant Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship
Phone number: (515) 294-9760
Michael Howard

Title: Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Academic Year Faculty Fellow, Hilsinger-Janson Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship
Phone number:(515) 294-7207

Valentina Salotti

Title: Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs
Phone: (515) 294-2401
  •     Entrepreneurship Major & Minor
  •     Entrepreneurship Research
Tanya Austin

Title: Professional Development Coordinator/Career Coordinator
Phone: (515) 294-5979
  • Entrepreneurship Major Career Advising
Eric Bentzinger

Title: Senior Development Director
Phone: (515) 294-7490
  • ISU Foundation
  • Alumni Network
  • Gifts and Endowments