Lectures in Entrepreneurship

The 2019 Rocky Mountain Power Foundation Lectures in Entrepreneurship

Lectures in Entrepreneurship brings a wide variety of prominent entrepreneurs to speak, tell their stories, and share their experiences and keys to success. All of the lectures are free to the public in the Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business. It is also offered as an optional course for credit for all Westminster students.


March 20Alumni Adventures in Entrepreneurship
Speaker:Renya Nelson
Networking Partner:Westminster Alumni Association
Panel Theme:The Power of the Entrepreneurial Spirit
Panelists:Bjorn Espenes, Agensa Bakhshyan, and Rebecca Yates

March 27The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship on the Family
Speakers:Maria Markusen and Jim Creigh
Networking Partner:Family-Owned Business Alliance
Panel Theme:All in the Family
Panelists:Travis Millward, Ryan Crafts, Dana Brewster , and Mark DelVecchio

April 3The Power of Entrepreneurial Thinking to Grow
Speaker:Anthony Mirabile
Networking Partners:Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program and the GS10KSB Alumni Association
Panel Theme:Keys to Growth
Panelists:Jason Olsen, Pete Gallegos , and Monique Higginson

April 10The Power of Female Entrepreneurs
Speaker:Rose Maizner
Networking Partners:Womenenpreneurs, Women's Business Center of Utah, Utah Women's Networking Group, Sandy Chamber's Women in Business Network, Banking on Women
Panel Theme:The Female Entrepreneurial Mindset

April 17The Power of Doing Good
Speakers:Heidi and Chris Nielson
Networking Partner:Social Enterprise Alliance
Panel Theme:The Economics of Doing Good

April 24The Power of Diversity in Entrepreneurship
Speaker:Tracey Dean
Networking Partner:Utah Cultural Trust
Panel Theme:Successes and Challenges of Diverse Utah Entrepreneurs

May 1Power of Networking and Collaboration
Speaker:Sara Day
Networking Partners:Utah Independent Business Coalition, Local First Utah, Utah Microloan Fund, and Sugar House Chamber of Commerce
Panel Theme:Business Resources to Start and Grow a Business