Our Mentors

Mizzou VMS harnesses the knowledge and experience of highly successful business and community members from the surrounding areas
to provide hands-on mentoring to aspiring entrepreneurs within the Mizzou community.

 

David Anderson

David Anderson, Ph.D.
Entrepreneur; Expert in Drug Discovery & Development/Biotechnology
Chief Scientific Officer for Ivogen Therapeutics

Amos Angelovici

Amos Angelovici
Entrepreneur
Founder, Amoraz, LTD

Ewin Barnett

Ewin Barnett
Life-Long Information Entrepreneur
Founder, Carfax
Co-Founder, Vinlogx, LLC

Bob Basore

Bob Basore
Global Business Leader
Strategic Value Inflections, LLC


Andrew Beverley

Andrew Beverley
Chairman and CEO
Columbia Bancshares

Greg Bier

Greg Bier
Director, Entrepreneurship Alliance
University of Missouri and
Director, Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities

Kathleen Bruegenhemke

Kathleen Bruegenhemke
Chief Risk and Operations Officer Hawthorn Bank &
Senior Vice President of Hawthorn Bancshares, Inc.

John Bucksath

John Bucksath
Former President and CEO
ABC Laboratories


Stacey Button

Stacey Button
President, Regional Economic Development Inc. (REDI)
Director of Economic Development, City of Columbia, Missouri

Bobby Campbell

Bobby Campbell
Founder Division-D, Adkarma, Tasty Productions, Good Wizard Productions

Natasha Conley

Natasha Conley
PMP, President
PSRI Technologies, LLC

Kat Cunningham

Kat Cunningham
Founder
Moresource


Joe Henderson

Joe Henderson
President
Central Bank of Boone County

Tom Hagemann

Tom Hagemann
Owner/Senior Partner
Custom Wise Solutions

Sarah Hill

Sarah Hill
Chief Storyteller
StoryUP

Luis Jimenez

Luis Jimenez
President and COO
EternoGen


Gary Lee

Gary Lee
CTO
Veterans United Home Loans

Hao Li

Hao Li, Ph.D.
Professor of Engineering,
University of Missouri
President and co-Founder,
Nanova Inc.

Andy Limbaugh

Andy Limbaugh
Entrepreneur

Erica Majumder

Erica Majumder, Ph.D.


Kinjal Majumder

Kinjal Majumder, Ph.D.

Teresa Maledy

Teresa Maledy
President and CEO
Commerce Bank,
Central Missouri Region

John Perkins

John Perkins
President
Inspire Capital

Art Quillo

Art Quillo
Entrepreneur
President/CEO,
Trinity Health Care, LLC


Ron Wood

Ron Wood, BS EE ‘64
Founder and Principal Officer,
Wood Capital, LLC
Chief Executive Officer,
Tiger Energy Solutions, LLC