Our Advisory Board consists of leaders and business owners from Tampa Bay and beyond. The Board encompasses 10 volunteer-led committees which manage an array of initiatives meant to further the impact of the Nault Center for Entrepreneurship in the community, as well as continue to provide value to our students.

Committees and Initiatives

Community Integration Communicating with the goal of building connections with a variety of audiences, such as alumni, university departments and groups, the Tampa innovation community, USF faculty, and general community ombudsmanship.
Student Recruiting Focus on recruitment initiatives with local high schools, and partner with Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay to volunteer at 3DE events.
Academics & Training Observe the curriculum with the intention of continuous enhancement and value for effectiveness, and benchmark against other nationally-recognized programs.
Develop and implement an undergraduate certification program.
Develop a series of educational training programs for non-degree-seekers.
Mentorship Build and oversee a student mentoring program, with a variety of mentorship roles.  Work with SII and other programs to find and align mentors to companies.
Tech Transfer & Commercialization  Partner with the USF Tech Transfer office and connect with inventors/researchers to build business teams with appropriate mentors.
Community Groups & Student Organizations Connect with student-led organizations interested in entrepreneurial and innovative pursuits, and involve them with Nault Center activities and programs.
Venture Capital Develop and implement angel fund and VC initiatives in conjunction with the Center.
Events Help plan, manage, and obtain sponsors for multiple pitch competitions. Source, organize, and publicize Speaker Series events.
Fundraising/Revenue Develop and implement strategies to optimize revenue contributions for the Nault Center.
Marketing and Communication Increase the awareness and messaging for the Nault Center. Update website, social media, and promote initiatives as needed.