Mentors-in-Residence Program

100 Mentor Match-up Event | October, 2015
100 Mentor Match-up Event | October, 2015

GW Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship is delighted to announce the GW’s Mentors-in-Residence Program (MIR).

The primary goal of the MIR program is to engage the GW students, faculty, and staff with seasoned entrepreneurs and business executives.  Through various activities and office hours, Mentors will provide guidance, coaching, perspective, and connections to enhance entrepreneurship at GW.

Mentors-in-Residence have the following primary responsibilities:

  • To provide support to the New Venture Competition participants;
  • To provide face-to-face engagement opportunities to students seeking mentorship in business development and entrepreneurial endeavors through office hours and virtual sessions;
  • To develop, shape, and launch a unique set of projects within the GW Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship to stimulate innovation and entrepreneurship at GW.

Meet the Mentors
Reserve Office Hours

Daron Coates
Managing Director
ThinkBox Group 
Email: dfcoates@thinkboxgroup.com 

BioReserve Office Hours Here

Note (3/22/17): Appointments are by phone call only today. Daron can be reached at 571-217-3715.

Karl Ginter
President & CEO
Inspyris, LLC
Email: kginter@klgai.com

BioReserve Office Hours Here

C'pher Gresham
National Director of Expansion
SEED SPOT 
Email: cpher@seedspot.org

Bio | Reserve Office Hours Here

Carrie Rich
Founder & CEO
Global Good Fund
Email: carrie.rich@globalgoodfund.org

BioReserve Office Hours Here

Note: Submitting an appointment to meet with Carrie Rich must be completed between Monday thru Friday at noon. Please refrain from submitting your appointment for the following Monday's office hours between Friday noon through Sunday. Those that submit an appointment on this timeframe run the risk of being rescheduled as a phone call later that week or coming weeks.

Grant Warner
Director of Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Howard University
Email: g_warner@howard.edu

BioReserve Office Hours Here

Meet with the GW Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship Staff

Lex McCusker
Director, Student Entrepreneurship Programs
Office of Entrepreneurship
George Washington University
Email: lexmccusker@gwu.edu
LinkedIn | Bio

Reserve Office Hours Here

Jim Chung
Associate VP for Research
Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Email: jimchung@gwu.edu
LinkedIn | Bio

Reserve Office Hours Here

Bob Smith
Director, Fed Tech I-Corps Program
Office of Entrepreneurship
George Washington University
LinkedIn | Bio 

Reserve Office Hours Here

Dan Kunitz
Director, DC I-Corps Accelerator
LinkedIn | Bio

To Reserve Office Hours: Email jbautista@gwu.edu

 

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