He previously served on the Boise State faculty as a professor of entrepreneurship and strategy. Our students twice honored him as Professor of the Year for his outstanding teaching, and as Advisor of the Year for his work in creating the Entrepreneurship Club. He spent the last five years as a business counselor in the Idaho Small Business Development Center on the Boise State campus where he specialized in working with new ventures. He also has senior level academic administration experience as the former president of the (Albertson) College of Idaho. He serves on the Board of Directors of Medical Management, Inc. and has served on the boards of other early-stage ventures. He holds degrees from Yale, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and Texas Tech.