The Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship drives the Villanova community to solve problems, start businesses, and change the world. We believe that meaningful collaboration between Arts and Sciences, Engineering, Nursing, Business, Law, and the College of Professional Studies is essential for our students and faculty to become more well-rounded, multidisciplinary thinkers and develop an entrepreneurial mindset. 


Ann Miller - Daniel J. Hogarty, Jr. ’61 Director

Stephen Green - Assistant Director

Sharon Ballard - Program Coordinator

Kaitlyn Pinedo - Community Engagement Coordinator

Alex Wong - Maker Lab Engagement Coordinator

Grace Owusu - Community Engagement Coordinator

Jorge Ramos Putz - Community Engagement Coordinator

Julian Muncan - Maker Lab Engagement Coordinator



Our Advisory Council members bring a wealth of experience from a multitude of industries.

Kevin Alward
Owner/Chief Executive Officer, International Telcom/Kall8, DIAL800 & ITLGS

Jessica Arnold (’07 CLAS)
Director of Business Development, Dropbox

Joseph Beebe (’81 CLAS)
Managing Director, Keefe, Bruyette, & Woods Inc.

Sue Biglieri

Chief Financial Officer, Kleiner Perkins

Jeffrey Bodle, Esq (’95 CLAS, ’99 JD)
Partner, Morgan Lewis

William Burke (’77 VSB)
Professor of the Practice, Perdue School of Business at Salisbury University

Dominic Canuso, CFA (’98 VSB, ’06 EMBA)

Executive Vice President & CFO, WSFS Bank

Bobby Cho (’07 VSB)

President and Partner, CMS Holdings

Chris Dooley (’93 COE)
President and Owner, Product Spring

Richard F. Fonash, CFA (’86 VSB)
Portfolio Manager, Hirtle, Callaghan and Company

Chris Fralic (’84 VSB)
Board Partner, First Round Capital

Erin Garrett (’07 VSB, ’15 MBA)

Portfolio Manager, T. Rowe Price

Catherine Gross (’07 CLAS)

Global Strategy & PMO Manager Marketing & Business Services Procurement, Johnson & Johnson

Doug Guller ('95 VSB)
Founder, BidBid.App & Owner, Happy Chicks and BBGs ATX

Chris Hickey (’95 VSB)
CEO and Board Member, Kalahari Bilton

Daniel Hogarty, Jr (’61 VSB)
Retired Chairman, President, and CEO, Troy Financial Corporation

John Jaworski (’91 VSB)
Founder, Easy Closets

Jason Judge (’91 VSB)
CEO, 5Nine Software

James Klingler, PhD
Retired Assistant Professor, Villanova School of Business

Tom Labrecque, Jr.
President, Next Steps Research

Daniel Lammot (’98 CLAS)
Chief Executive Officer, threshold.world

Thomas Land (’82 VSB)
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, The Maloof Companies

John Larre (’91 VSB)
VP of Finance, Hedera Hashgraph, LLC

John Leighton (’05 VSB)
President, Office Basics

Don Mahoney
Managing Partner, SAP

Michael McCarthy (’78 VSB)
Managing Partner, Acuitive Technologies Inc.

Ted McLaughlin (’90 CLAS)
President, DiSorb Systems, Inc

Robert McNally, PhD (’70 COE)
Retired President and CEO, GeoVax Labs, Inc

Edward Meyer (’86 VSB)
President & Managing Member, Iluna USA, LLC

Edmund Moore (’90 VSB)
Chief Executive Officer, Clutch

Matthew Scalaro
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, CapConnect Funding Group

Kristy Sisko Wallace (’99 CLAS)
CEO, Ellevate Network

Paul Stein (’93 VSB)
Advisory Partner, Ernst & Young

Doug Stern
Partner, PlumTree Ventures

Donald Volk (’71 VSB)
Director, Karlani Capital

Raymond Walheim (’89 VSB, ’96 JD)
Member, Broad Street Angels