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CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Forum Series

The Entrepreneurship Forum Series for Business Ownership, presented by Meritrust Credit Union, is a free series dedicated to providing community members and students insights into entrepreneurship through presentations by and panels of local and national entrepreneurs. Previous speakers include Barnett C. Helzberg, Jr., from Helzberg Diamonds and the Helzberg Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program; Jimmy John Liautaud, founder of Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwich Shops; George Laham, president of Laham Development; and Maxine Clark, founder of Build-A-Bear Workshop.

The Forum Series is free and open to the public.


Spring 2014 Series:

Tuesday, April 15

Tom Devlin: Master Entrepreneur
Featuring: Tom Devlin
2:15 - 3:15 p.m.
107, Devlin Hall, Wichita State University Main Campus

Visit with the founder of Rent-A-Center and Flint Hills National Golf Club and investor in many businesses. The program will be followed by a free reception in the lobby of Devlin Hall to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Devlin Hall.


The Forum Series is an opportunity to share your entrepreneurial experience and advice with community members and Wichita State University students. If you would like to be considered as a speaker in an upcoming event, please contact Lou Heldman, interim director of the Center for Entrepreneurship, at lou.heldman@wichita.edu.