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Entrepreneurs in Residence (eIR)

The Entrepreneurs in Residence program provides students access to successful entrepreneurs for coaching and expertise to accelerate their path to success.

Become an Entrepreneur in Residence: Interested in giving back to students and becoming an entrepreneur in residence? Contact Karen Akiyama at kmu@chapman.edu.

Entrepreneur Mentor Programs (eMP)

The Entrepreneur Mentor Program matches students with successful entrepreneurs who serve as a role model, coach, and mentor providing guidance and direction.

Become a Mentor: Interested in becoming a mentor to a student? Contact Karen Akiyama at kmu@chapman.edu.

Current Leatherby Center Mentors

Jim Burra
Chapman University Trustee and Founder of Endural

Bill Carpou

Joe Formichelli
Director of Celsia Technologies Taiwan and Board Member of Telchemy, Inc.

Dr.  Tanveer Hussain
CEO of VR YourHealth

Kim Letch
Managing Partner at EY

Greg Spierkel
Board Member MGM Resorts, McLaren Group, Schneider Electric

Allan Tea
Managing Partner of Hello Kitty Cafe and Capital Seafood.

Alan & Twila True
Founders of the True Family Enterprises and True Venture Capital


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