Gigot Center

Gigot Advisory Board

Gigot Advisory Board members advance the educational mission of the Gigot Center and the Mendoza College of Business.  They offer counsel to the Gigot Center director and staff, and volunteer their time and talent to support many Gigot Center initiatives, including the annual Notre Dame Business Plan Competitions.  Members of the Gigot Advisory Board serve also as guest speakers, Entrepreneurs-in-Residence, and as panelists for our NASDAQ training sessions.

Board Members

  • Larry Abdo
    • President, Anxon Inc
    • Minneapolis, MN
     
  • Christopher Anderson
    • President, Massachusetts High Tech Council
    • Waltham, MA
     
  • Jim Aviles
    • Co-founder/COO, Merchant e-Solutions
    • Redwood City, CA
     
  • Frank Belatti
    • Managing Partner, Equicorp Partners
    • Atlanta, GA
     
  • Jeffrey Bernel
    • Director, Gigot Center for Entrepreneurship
    • Notre Dame, IN
     
  • John Bodrozic
    • Ligado Consulting- HomeZada
    • El Dorado Hills, CA
     
  • Jennifer Bradburn
    • Program Manager/Account Executive, Google
    • Chicago, IL
     
  • David Brenner
    • President and CEO, Innovation Park
    • Notre Dame, IN
     
  • Timothy Connors
    • Partner, Pivot North
    • Menlo Park, CA
     
  • Thomas Crotty
    • Managing Partner, Battery Ventures
    • Waltham, MA
     
  • Jordan Curnes, II
    • President & COO, Micro Transponder Inc.
    • Chicago, IL
     
  • James Davis
    • Professor/Dept. Head, Utah State University
    • Logan, UT
     
  • Thomas Dolphin
    • Chairman & CEO, 21st Century Bank
    • Minneapolis, MN
     
  • Rich Earley
    • Co Founder/Managing Partner, Dunrath Partners, LLC
    • Wheaton, IL
     
  • Geoff Entress
    • Voyager Capital
    • Seattle, WA
     
  • Steven Fortener
    • Academic Advancement Director Development, Mendoza
    • Notre Dame, IN
     
  • Kathleen Fox
    • Silver Fox Partners
    • Bonita Springs, FL
     
  • Gary Gigot
    • Private investor/advisor, and Co-Founder 3CircleGrowth, LLC
    • Seattle, WA
     
  • William Godfrey
    • Former CEO, Aprimo
    • Carmel, IN
     
  • Roger Huang
    • Dean, Mendoza College of Business
    • Notre Dame, IN
     
  • Muna Issa
    • Treasurer, Super Clubs Resort
    • Kingston, Jamaica
     
  • Jeffrey Kantor
    • Professor, University of Notre Dame
    • Notre Dame, IN
     
  • James Kelly
    • President, Cascade Partners, LLC
    • South Bend, IN
     
  • Richard Klau
    • Chairman, Hajoca Corporation
    • Ardmore, PA
     
  • James Larkin
    • CEO, Scientific Methods, Inc.
    • Granger, IN
     
  • Richard Linting
    • Linting Brown, LTD
    • Laguna Beach, CA
     
  • Ray Lopez
    • Managing Partner, Shamrock Capital
    • Greensboro, NC
     
  • Nancy Lynch
    • Founder/Principal, Advisorthopaedics
    • San Mateo, CA
     
  • Ben Magnano
    • Principal, Frazier Healthcare Ventures
    • Seattle, WA
     
  • Brendan Maher
    • Founder, Fish, inc.
    • South Bend, IN
     
  • Thomas McCloskey
    • Chairman & CEO, Cornerstone Holdings, LLC
    • Aspen, CO
     
  • Patrick McMahon
    • Program Director, Office of VP Research
    • Notre Dame, IN
     
  • Robert Moore
    • Owner, RAM Capital Partners LLC
    • Charlotte, NC
     
  • Chris Murphy
    • Chairman, President and CEO, 1st Source Bank
    • South Bend, IN
     
  • David Murphy
    • Associate Dean of Entrepreneurship in Engineering and Science
    • Notre Dame, IN
     
  • Phil Newbold
    • President and CEO, Beacon Health System
    • South Bend, IN
     
  • Michael Reardon
    • Chairman & CEO, Triwater Holdings
    • Chicago, IL
     
  • John Riley
    • Owner, Rapid Air Systems, Inc.
    • Pewaukee, WI
     
  • Bailey Siegfried
    • Director of Global Marketing, NORDAM
    • Tulsa, OK
     
  • Shelley Simon
    • President/Architect, Shelley Simon Architect
    • Columbia, MD
     
  • Timothy Sutherland
    • Chairman and CEO, Middleburg Capital Development
    • Middleburg, VA
     
  • Ryan Sweeney
    • Partner, Accel Partners
    • Palo Alto, CA
     
  • Michael Vogel
    • Entrepreneur in Residence, University of Notre Dame
    • Notre Dame, IN
     
  • Andreas Widmer
    • Director, Entrepreneuship Programs, Catholic University of America
    • Washington, D.C.