Collaborating to Serve You

The Office of Innovation & New Ventures is a collaborative effort between the College of Innovation and Design and the Center for Entrepreneurship. 

Dr. Jeremy Patterson Ph.D.

Dean, Executive Director of Innovation & New Ventures

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 No photo available of Carrie Venezia

Administrative Specialist to the Dean

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Troy Tabor

Director, Center for Entrepreneurship

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JaNeshia Wilson MPA, CTC

Assistant Director of Innovation and New Ventures


Nancy Kersenbrock

Assistant Director, Center for Entrepreneurship

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Lance Minor

Kansas Family Business Forum Director


Doug Stucky

Director & Assistant Dean

Maggie Schoonover

Director of Sustainable Innovation, Assistant Educator

Kristyn Waits

Communications Manager, Design Educator