Advisory Board

To support programs that involve MBA students in the selection, analysis and continuing review of promising new business ventures with the resulting knowledge and experience being disseminated throughout the entire MBA program.

The Garber Center Venture Capital Center, an arm of the Farrell Center, maintains a student managed venture capital fund. The Garber Center Advisory Board reviews investment policy of the Garber Fund, and reviews specific student recommendations. The advisory board provides advice and counsel on investment decisions and educational programs related to the center. The board meets at least semi-annually.

Peter S. Whalen, Ph.D.

Clinical Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship

Director - Garber Venture Capital Fund

Co-Director of the Lion Launch Pad

Smeal Assistant Director of Univeristy ENTI Minor Program

Educational Background:

Doctor of Philosophy - Marketing

Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon (2008)

Master of Business Administration - Entrepreneurship

Cook School of Business, Saint Louis University (2001)

Bachelor of Science - Marketing

Florida State University (1994)