Wednesday Night Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

This semester, the Business Department will host talks by regional entrepreneurs on Wednesday evenings 5:30pm in the McGowan Center, Room 1059. Lectures are free and open to the public, but registration is required. RSVP to Marie Griffin at (570) 348-6274 or

This series of events brings to Marywood some of the most dynamic young entrepreneurs in the region, as well as information on funding sources to help aspiring entrepreneurs get started. Students considering starting a business in the future or planning on participating in the Great Valley Business Plan Competition in the Spring of 2013 are encouraged to attend. Seating is limited, so don’t delay!

September 19: Tech Night
Adam J. Ceresko, Co-Founder and CEO
Appek Mobile Apps
Scranton, PA
September 26: Environmental Entrepreneurs
Ed Shoener
Shoener Environmental Inc.
Dickson City, PA
Robert Breslin, President
Pure Green Consultants
Taylor, PA
October 3: Women Entrepreneurs
Michele Dempsey, President and Founder
DxDempsey Architecture Design Planning
Scranton, PA
Nadia N. Dailey, President and CEO
JuJaMa, Inc.
Scranton, PA
October 10: How to Find the Money
Kenneth G. Okrepkie, Regional Manager
Ben Franklin Technology Partners of NEPA
October 17: The Serial Entrepreneur
Robert Ellis, President
Ellis Management Corp
West Chester, PA
Joseph Aichholz
Bernville Water and Sewer Company
Bernville, PA
October 24: Local Food and Wine
Sal Maiolatesi, Founder and President
Maiolatesi Winery
Scott Township, PA
Jim Ritter
Ritters Farm Market
Mt. Cobb, PA
November 7: Marcellus Shale
EJ Flynn
Flynn Energy Transport, LLC
Towanda, PA
November 14: Think Big, Act Locally
Tour of D.G. Yuengling & Son brewery and presentation by Dick Yuengling
Depart Marywood at 4:30pm