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Washington State University Entrepreneurship

Advisory Board

As the dedicated central resource hub for the WSU entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem, the CfE provides students with a practical learning experience for developing marketable skills. Our business community is dedicated to supporting this goal and the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs coming out of WSU. Through local organizations, WSU alumni, and supportive industry experts, innovative Cougs have access to a range of resources to support them on their entrepreneurial journey. Meet our advisory board here.

Scott Thomson, Chair
Vice President





Kari Oswold, Vice Chair
Sr. Vice President
Workforce Logiq





Meg Carlson
Co Founder
Uproar LLC

Jon Daigle
President & CEO
Verasonics INC

John Gibson
Maxx Tap & Keg Co.

Megan LaRiviere
Co Founder & President
ThirdLeaf NW

Marie Mayes
Faculty Chair

Jody Page
Lighter Capital

Dave Vainio
Business Development Executive
Moss Adams

Troy Carpenter
Oregon Health & Science University
Systems Application Analyst

Joey Delovino
Chief Operating Officer
Unify Consulting

Katie Hawley
Hudson Bay Ins

Lewis Lee
Aon Intellectual Property Solutions

Bill Maynard

Bryan Saftler
Director, Product Marketing

Bill Ward
President (retired)
Micro-Rent Corporation

Dan Castles
Board Member
Telestream, Inc

Dave Divine
Lee & Hayes

Ryan Lantz
Director of Financial Planning & Analysis
Virginia Mason Memorial

Karen Martelli
Sr. IT Director

Pat Murphy
CEO & Manager
Orca Analytics, LLC

Carol Anne Sears
VP Financial Development (Retired)
Washington Mutual

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