Entrepreneurship Advisory Board

Members

INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVES

Boyce Adams, Sr.

  • President & CEO
  • BankTel Systems, Inc.
  • Columbus, MS

Timothy Duncan

  • Founder
  • Talos Energy, LLC
  • Houston, TX

Martin F. Jue

  • President & Founder
  • MFJ Enterprises, Inc.

David Latham

  • Principal
  • Butler Snow Advisory Services

Tom Livingston

  • Vice President, Retail & Licensing
  • Southern Classics
  • Pelham, AL

Wade Patterson

  • President/ Co-Founder
  • Cognoid, LLC/ Synapse Wireless

Robert “RJ” Reed

  • President
  • Reed Food Technology
  • Pearl, MS

Ben Walton

  • President
  • Mississippi Angel Network
  • Ridgeland, MS

ACADEMIC REPRESENTATIVES

Charles Freeman, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Apparel, Textiles and Merchandising
  • Mississippi State University
  • Starkville, MS

Randy Follett, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Mississippi State University
  • Starkville, MS

Danny Holt, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Management
  • Mississippi State University
  • Starkville, MS

Mike Mazzola, Ph.D.

  • Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Mississippi State University
  • Starkville, MS

Melissa Moore, Ph.D.

  • Professor of Marketing
  • Mississippi State University
  • Starkville, MS

Robert Moore, Ph.D.

  • Professor of Marketing
  • Mississippi State University
  • Starkville, MS

Allison Pearson, Ph.D.

  • Professor of Management
  • Mississippi State University
  • Starkville, MS

Rodney Pearson, Ph.D.

  • Professor of Management
  • Mississippi State University
  • Starkville, MS

Byron Williams, Ph.D.

  • Computer Science
  • Mississippi State University
  • Starkville, MS

Adrienne Callander, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Arts Entrepreneurship
  • University of Alabama
  • Tuscaloosa, AL