Skip to main content

Entrepreneurship Advisory Council

The Entrepreneurship Advisory Council is composed of experienced members of the business community who advise the Center of Technology Transfer and Commercialization (CTTC) regarding new venture creation and entrepreneurship – increasingly important aspects of the commercialization process at Vanderbilt.  The Council meets with CTTC members and others at Vanderbilt on a regular basis. The Council members’ diversity and depth of business experience as well as their commitment to facilitate the growth of a more entrepreneurial culture at Vanderbilt are invaluable catalysts of the commercialization process.


Christopher Booker

Partner, Frist Cressey Ventures (FCV)

William Andrews, MBA

Director, Chairman of Exec. Committee CCA

Stryker Warren

Business Owner

Barbara Cannon, MBA

Chief Operating Officer, NuSirt Biopharma

Mark Harris, MBA, Ph.D.

CEO of HeroWear LLC

Jim Stefansic, MBA, Ph.D.

Director of Corporate Development, Cumberland Emerging Technologies.

Katie Gambill, CFA

Managing General Partner & Co-Founder Council Capital

Jackie Shrago, MBA

Community Volunteer

Amr El-Husseini

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Lodestone Advisory Group

Rob Readnour

Managing Partner, Mountain Group Partners

George Dunbar

Managing Partner, The Dunbar Group

Joe Rando

Director of Vanderbilt’s Managerial Studies Program and Associate Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship

Jim Monsor

CEO, Relay Life Science

Mike Collins, CPA, ABV, CFF

Managing Member, Expert of Counsel PLLC

Glenn Perdue, MBA, CVA, MAFF, CLP

Managing Member Kraft Analytics, LLC