JMU Venture Creation 2012 Business Plan Competition
2012's year end competition for JMU Mamagement 472 Venture Creation Class
Business Plan Competition Entrepreneurs joined each of the venture teams this semester to guide their efforts and challenge their assumptions as students developed their business plans. Students had the opportunity to work alongside the entrepreneur to experience business development from a new perspective. Thanks for your insight and encouragement in this adventure. A special thanks to JMU faculty and business professionals who offered their expertise in the development of these plans. ENTREPRENEURS/MENTORS Ve n t u r e C r e a t i o n BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION Terry Bandy John Bomberger Tom Carr Tim Heydon Wayne Jackson David Kay Susan Keys Mary Knebel Dulles Consulting Choice Books Sycom Technologies Shenandoah Growers Sonatype, Inc. Capital Automotive Riverbed Technologies Alarm.com Entrepreneur-in-Residence John Rothenberger, founder and CEO of SE Solutions, is a successful entrepreneur and seasoned business executive with over 18 years of executive leadership, strategic business planning, business development, and management experience. He was invited to kick off 2012 The Year of the Entrepreneur in Virginia. He graduated from JMU in Business Administration and is a University of Pennsylvania Wharton School Business Fellow. SE Solutions is the sponsor of the competition. Carol W. Hamilton, Interim Director, Center for Entrepreneurship JMU MSC 0205 Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807 Phone: 540.568.3412 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Thursday, May 3rd 3:15 - 6:00 p.m. Taylor 404 James Madison University Presentations MadStocked Ryan Tarrant, Management Kevin McKeever, Finance Christine Borkowski, Communication Andrew Cross, Management Green Heat Jake Rasmussen, ISAT Ian Burpo, International Business Bret Ervin, Management Age Your Own Way Kyle Losty, Management Benjamin Hughes, Managment Owen Thomas, Management Shayan Noushabadi, ISAT (not pictured) HEALTHeSTUDENT Chris Freeman, Management Ryan Gurtz, Mathematics Michael Huffman, Music Industry Zach Reichard, Management (not pictured) Commotion Sandra Tran, Marketing Ignacio Mosquera, International Affairs Lauren Sclater, Anthropology Rachel Kidney, Management Interior Design Database Steven Kiffor, CIS Tyiesha Brooks, Management Tyler Bare, Music Industry ADarchy Jonathan Pilchard, Management Caitlyn Fralin, SMAD Emmalyn Carter, Psychology Trey Mullady, Management Chirp'td Michelle Carter, Management Amber York, Management Matthew Long, Political Science Anthony Frye, Justice Studies Panel of Judges Keith May, a native of the Shenandoah Valley, is the owner of Kline May Realty as well as the Owner/Broker of its sister company, Cottonwood Commercial, a commercial real estate brokerage in Harrisonburg, Va. He also has significant experience in Development of Commercial and Residential real estate, and in investment real estate. Keith May Kline May Realty Jeff Pompeo PocketSonics Jeff Pompeo has a long career working with both large corporations and start-up technology firms. He has held executive Engineering and Commercial management positions for two venture-backed technology start-ups and held key leadership positions at GE, The Equitable, and American Management Systems. Jeff founded GECisco Industrial Systems, a $40 million joint venture. Jeff has a BA in CIS from JMU `88 and an MBA from Virginia Tech.