Entrepreneurship Advisory Board

The School's Entrepreneurship Advisory Board helps the School promote awareness and collaboration between its entrepreneurship program and the local and international entrepreneurship communities.

Board members also provide entrepreneurship-related strategic advice to the School, paricipate as executive speakers and serve as mentor and judges in the School's annual Business Plan Competition.

Board Members

Robert D. Rubin, JD '84 (Chair)
Topp Group Inc.

Adam Apatoff, Esq., BBA '93

Brian Breslin
Director, Launch Pad
University of Miami

Oscar Callejas, BBA ‘04
Co-Founder and Vice President, Operations

Dean Fogel, BBA ‘70
DMF Capital

Steven E. Gold, BBA '00
Senior Vice President
UBS Financial Services

Sean Goldstein, BBA’12, MBA ‘13
SAP Consultant

William G. Heffner, BBA '77
Founder and President
Agg Rok Materials

Norma S. Kenyon, PhD
Vice Provost, Innovation
University of Miami Life Science & Technology Park

Ben Kosinski, AG ‘11
Managing Principal
Kosinski Ventures

Roberto Palenzuela, BBA ’84, JD’88
Senior Founding Partner and CEO
ClareMedica Health Partners

Thomas E. Pfeiffer, AB '93, MBA '02
Vice President, Investment Management
Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Michael Rangel, BBA ‘09
Co-Founder and CEO

Elliot Scott Smerling, MBA ‘97
Managing Principal
JES Global Capital GP LLC

Rick Tonkinson, MBA '84, MPA '85
Founder and Senior Associate
Tonkinson Financial Inc.

William R. Silverman, PhD, MBA '10,
Executive Director, Coulter Program & New Ventures
Allace H. Coulter Ceter for Translational Research
University of Miami/Miller School of Medicine

Monica Wood, MBA ‘89
Vice President, Global Consumer and Member Insights
Herbalife Nutrition

Ex-Officio Members

Betty G. Amos, BBA '73, MBA '75
The Abkey Companies
UM Trustee

David L. Epstein, MD '05
Managing Partner
Presidential Capital Partners

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