Entrepreneurship Forum

Entrepreneurship Forum is a monthly series sponsored by Educational Community Credit Union and hosted by Western Michigan University's Haworth College of Business to bring stories of entrepreneurial success to the greater Kalamazoo community. This series is devoted to entrepreneurs and unique stories of start-up success.

Please join us for any or all events. Contact Alyshia Norris to request information or RSVP at (269) 387-6059 or wmich.edu/business/e-rsvp. Breakfast starts at 7:30 a.m.; presentations start at 8 a.m. If you know an entrepreneur who we should consider for our series, please contact Ashlie Perry.

Speakers 2013-14

September 13: Ernie Pang, founder, Simply Eight |  Watch this presentation

October 4: Andrew and Kathleen Widner, owners, The Spirit of Kalamazoo | Watch this presentation

November 8: Joel Mueller, founder, MacUpdate | Watch this presentation

December 6: Matthew Moersch, winemaker/distiller, Entente Spirits

 January 10: Dale Anderson, owner, Confections with Convictions | Watch this presentation

February 14: Robert Kennedy, chief scientific officer, Vestaron | Watch this presentation

March 14: Amy Proos, owner and CEO, Proos Manufacturing | Watch this presentation

April 11: Kevin Brozovich, president and chief people officer, HRM Innovations, LLC | Watch this presentation

Speakers 2012-13

October 19: Jen Randall, president, Maestro |  Watch this presentation

November 9: Dr. Robert Gadwood, president and chief scientific officer, Kalexsyn Inc.Watch this presentation

December 14: Patti Reinholt and Susan Terranella-Hoffman, co-founders, Cakes Boutique | Watch this presentation

January 11: Bridget Lorenz Lemberg, founder and lab director of Forensic Fluids Laboratories | Watch this presentation

February 8: Rick DeKam, principal and director of asset management, Midwest Realty GroupWatch this presentation

March 8: Bridget Blough, owner, Organic Gypsy | Watch this presentation

April 12: Ed Bernard, CEO, Bermo Enterprises | Watch this presentation

May 10: Matt Mace, CEO and co-founder, BlueGranite | Watch this presentation