Loyola University Maryland’s Simon Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship proudly announces the formation of its inaugural advisory board, featuring prominent business leader and entrepreneur, Mike Gill, Chairman of Evergreen Advisors. This new advisory board is poised to play a pivotal role in advancing the mission of the Simon Center by offering expert guidance and leveraging their extensive networks to bolster educational programs for students and entrepreneurs in Baltimore.
The advisory board consists of:
Lisa Cawley, ’11, Managing Director of Screendoor
Mike Gill, Chairman of Evergreen Advisors
Nick Hawkins, ’08, Associate with Womble Bond Dickinson
Pava LaPere, CEO of Ecomap
Nick Simon Sr., MBA ’84, Managing Director of Blackstone Life Sciences
Susie Simon, M.Ed. ’81, of the Simon Family Foundation
Nichole Sullivan, Founder and Chief Maker of Keppel & Kismet
Mike Walton, Principal of THA Advisory Services
Founded in 2018, Loyola’s Simon Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship has been steadfastly committed to cultivating the innovative spirit of students and fostering a culture of entrepreneurship within the Baltimore community. With the establishment of the advisory board, the center seeks to deepen its engagement with the local community, attract top-tier mentors, forge strategic partnerships, and secure crucial support for its initiatives.
Mike Gill stated, “I’m thrilled to be a part of the inaugural advisory board and look forward to contributing to the aspirations and ideas of the students and community members who will walk through the doors of Loyola’s groundbreaking initiative, the Simon Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship.”
The advisory board is slated to convene for its first meeting in September, marking the beginning of a collaborative journey aimed at fostering innovation and entrepreneurship in Baltimore.
About Loyola University Maryland’s Sellinger School of Business and Management in Baltimore delivers an internationally recognized Jesuit business education. Recognized for its scholarship, ethical leadership and tradition of excellence, the Sellinger School delivers a wide range of sought-after fields of study including eight undergraduate majors and 11 undergraduate minors as well as full-time, part-time and fully online MBA and Master of Accounting programs. (www.loyola.edu/sellinger)
About Evergreen Advisors
Evergreen Advisors is a middle-market investment bank and corporate advisory firm focused on servicing organizations throughout their financial lifecycles to drive successful outcomes. Serving the Mid-Atlantic region, including Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia, and Pennsylvania, Evergreen Advisors, LLC was formed in 2001 to provide innovative and strategic solutions to meet our client’s evolving business needs.
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