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Advisory Board

These successful entrepreneurs and venture capitalists contribute their noted talent and expertise to the Board, advising the Zell Lurie Institute on its activities and future direction.

Pamela Applebaum
Arbor Investments Group

John W. Barfield
Founder & Chairman Emeritus
The Bartech Group, Inc.

Jonn Behrman
Serial Entrepreneur

Kenneth A. Buckfire
Managing Director & Co-President
Miller Buckfire & Co., LLC

Mary L. Campbell
Managing Director & Founder
EDF Ventures, LP

Dwight D. Carlson
Chairman & CEO
Coherix, Inc

Hal Davis
Entrepreneur & Investor

Tom Frank
Executive Director
Center for Entrepreneurship, University of Michigan

Mark R. Florence
Founder & Managing Partner

Marcel Gani

William K. Hall
General Partner
Procyon Advisors

Michael R. Hallman
The Hallman Group

John C. Kennedy
President & CEO
Autocam Medical

Bradley A. Keywell
Co-founder & CEO
Uptake Technologies

Thomas C. Kinnear
D. Maynard Phelps Professor of Busienss Administration
Professor of Marketing
Ross School of Business, University of Michigan

Hans Koch
Chairman & CEO
New Gadget, Inc.

Ann Lurie
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Foundation

Benjamin Lurie
Equity Group Investments

Steven A. McKean
Entrepreneur & Digital Strategist

Clyde E. McKenzie
Chairman & CEO
Tellurex Corporation

Mitchell Mondry
Founder & President
M Group, LLC

Tim Petersen
Managing Director
Arboretum Ventures

Richard Rogel
Tomay, Inc.

Jeff Sinclair
Managing Director
Caithness LLC

Michael B. Staebler
Attorney at Law
Pepper Hamilton, LLP

Maria A. Thompson
Arsenal Venture Partners

Samuel Valenti III
Chairman & CEO
Valenti Capital

Timothy Wadhams
Former Chief Executive Officer
Masco Corporation

Jeffrey D. Weedman
CEO & Principal
Weedman Ventures

Ronald N. Weiser
Ambassador and Founder
McKinley Associates, Inc.

Warren P. (Bud) Williamson, III

Samuel Zell
Equity Group Investments

Michigan Business School