Advisors

On-site professional advice and clinics.

Entrepreneur Assistance Law Clinic

Providing expert legal advice, by appointment, on legal matters related to business startup:
  • Business/entity formation
  • Founder agreements
  • Employee agreements and management
  • Investor term sheets
  • Regulatory compliance

Intellectual Property Law Clinic

Counseling Pennsylvania innovators, entrepreneurs, small businesses, and early-stage start-ups in intellectual property strategy. Services are provided pro bono (free) to clients who would not otherwise have access to high quality intellectual property legal services. The IP Clinic does not provide services relating to litigation. Under the direction and guidance of the Clinic Director, the IP Clinic’s team of Penn State Law students advise clients in various matters:
  • General intellectual property counseling
  • Performing patentability and trademark clearance searches
  • Drafting patent and trademark applications, and interacting with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Advisors
Justine Bartholomew

Strategic Marketing Consultant, Hartford Funds

Dan Bosket

Director, Community Action Development Corporation of Allentown

Michael Brna, Ph.D.

Education Consultant (Professional Staff Development Team), Lehigh Valley Health Network

Kermit Burley

Information Sciences and Technology Program Coordinator and Information Sciences and Technology Lecturer, Penn State Lehigh Valley

William Hacker

President and Chief Executive Officer, Arbor Insurance Group, Inc.

Thomas Hess

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Genomind, Inc.

Douglas Hochstetler, Ph.D.

Interim Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State Lehigh Valley

Murtaza Jaffer

Owner, EBC Printing

Michael Krajsa

Business Assistant Teaching Professor and Lehigh Valley LaunchBox Faculty Liaison, Penn State Lehigh Valley

Chris LaBonge

President, Adtell, Inc. and FiberOptic.com

Michelle Landis

Founder and Principal (Business Coach, Executive Coach), Pinnacle 7, Inc.

Nicholas Miller

Consultant, IBM

Maung Min, Ph.D.

Business Program Coordinator, Project and Supply Chain Management Program Coordinator, and Business Assistant Teaching Professor, Penn State Lehigh Valley

Denise Ogden, Ph.D.

Marketing Professor, Penn State Lehigh Valley

Doug Panzer

Chair, Intellectual Property (Patent Attorney, Technology, and Intellectual Property Attorney), Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. and Co-Founder, eventuosity

Lindsey Parks

Executive Director, The Seed Farm

Tina Richardson, Ph.D.

Chancellor, Penn State Lehigh Valley

Maureen Rinkunas

Innovation Systems Designer, DuPont

Suzanne Stianche

Events Specialist, Penn State Lehigh Valley

Robert Thomson

Regional Manager, Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Mike Walbert

Marketing and Communications Specialist, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network

Bob Wolfe

Corporate Communication Program Coordinator, Economics Lecturer, Penn State Lehigh Valley and Partner, Flexus COBOL Tools

Kathryn Worrilow, Ph.D.

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, LifeAire Systems, LLC

David Yanoshik

Associate Vice President Marketing and Public Relations, St. Luke's University Health Network