Michael Glauser, Ph.D.
Executive Director of the Clark Center for Entrepreneurship, Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University
Mike has extensive experience as an entrepreneur, business consultant and university professor. He is the cofounder and chairman of My New Enterprise, an online training and development company for aspiring entrepreneurs. His is also the founder and former CEO of Golden Swirl Management Company and of Northern Lights. Mike has consulted with hundreds of startup companies and large corporations in the areas of business strategy, organization effectiveness and leadership development. His clients have included Associated Food Stores, The Boeing Company, Department of Workforce Services and Esso of Inter-America.
Mike has published numerous articles in magazines and three books on entrepreneurship: “Glorious Accidents,” “The Business of Heart” and “Main Street Entrepreneur,” which chronicles his 4,000 mile bicycle ride across America to interview 100 remarkable entrepreneurs who have successfully merged livelihood and lifestyle in places they want to live. He received a Ph.D. from Purdue University, and BS and MS degrees from the University of Utah.
Founder and CEO of Next Step College Prep, founder of Avanti Entrepreneur Group, America’s Entrepreneur Coach
For more than 22 years, David Mammano has been a serial entrepreneur. Having started seven businesses from scratch, today he is helping others start or grow their businesses by infusing the latest entrepreneurial principles into their strategy.
David founded a three-time Inc. Magazine 5000 Growth Company, is the host of The Avanti Entrepreneur podcast, was a TEDx speaker, and is an adjunct professor at the University of Rochester, as well as the author of business and college planning books.
David graduated from the University at Buffalo with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications/Advertising. He is also a graduate of the MIT Entrepreneurial Masters Program, an executive education program offered through the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO).