Entrepreneurship Program Faculty + Staff

Yvonne J. English

Yvonne J. English

Executive Director, Center for Entrepreneurship + Innovation and Assistant Professor, Department of Entrepreneurship

Courses:

  • ENTR 102: Technology for Entrepreneurs
  • ENTR 104: Life Design Studio
  • ENTR 201: Lean LaunchPad (LLP)
  • ENTR 309: E-Commerce
  • ENTR 317: Startup Founder’s Dilemmas
  • ENTR 409: Digital Entrepreneurship
  • ENTR 468: Innovation for Impact
  • ENTR 470: VentureLab (Independent Research)
  • ENTR 480: Internship in Entrepreneurship

For Professor Yvonne English’s full bio, please see www.yvonneenglish.com.

Ken Smith

Ken Smith

Assistant Director for the Center for Entrepreneurship + Innovation; Assistant Professor for Entrepreneurship

Courses:

  • ENTR 303 Law for the Entrepreneur
  • ENTR 306 Ethics for the Entrepreneur
  • ENTR 312 Managing a Growing Enterprise
  • ENTR 319 Entrepreneurial Leadership
  • ENTR 423 Family Business Management
  • ENTR 430 Entrepreneurial Finance / Venture Capital
  • ENTR 466 Business Planning
  • ENTR 467 Corporate Innovation
Lynn Stillwaggon

Lynn Stillwaggon

Program Manager, Center for Entrepreneurship + Innovation

Since 2008, Ms. Stillwaggon has served in this role by developing and managing programs and projects that help promote entrepreneurship, creativity, and innovation for the students of Grove City College. Her favorite part of the job is developing and fostering strong relationships with students and colleagues. Lynn also serves as Assistant to the Program Director of The Business Program. She holds a B.A. in German (Grove City College) and an M.S. in Organizational Leadership (Geneva College). A proud sister of Alpha Beta Tau, she now serves as their Sorority Advisor. She is a member and past officer of P.E.O. Chapter AY, Deacon at East Main Church, and a past board member for the Mercer County Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors. Prior to working for the College, Lynn worked at home for 20 years raising her three children and tries to spend as much time as possible with them and her two grandchildren. She loves to read, sew, cook, and garden. She’s a music and movie history buff. Go ahead…try to stump her. She welcomes the challenge, and you’ll both have a laugh!

Ariella M. Carter

Ariella M. Carter

Marketing Coordinator, Center for Entrepreneurship + Innovation

 

Ariella graduated from Grove City College in 2018 with a B.S. in Entrepreneurship. She works part-time remotely for E+I, heading up the marketing efforts for the Center, designing materials, overall brand management, website management and social media. Ariella lives in California, just outside Yosemite and serves as the Marketing Director for Summit Adventure, a non-profit outdoor education ministry. She is currently working on her M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling through Liberty University Online. In her free time, Ariella loves exploring the outdoors, rock climbing, hiking and practicing photography and videography.

Logan Hammerschmitt

Logan Hammerschmitt

Marketing + Outreach Coordinator, Center for Entrepreneurship + Innovation

 

Logan Hammerschmitt is a 2016 grad of Grove City College with a degree in Entrepreneurship. He serves remotely as E+I’s Outreach Coordinator, providing support and planning for E+I events, Alumni relations and other projects. After graduation Logan participated in the Pittsburgh Fellows program, and worked for three and a half years at Neptune Holdings, parent company to Viqtory, STEM Jobs, and Redcell Talent. Logan has spent the majority of his professional career in fast paced, startup environments, and thrives off the opportunity to create and ideate. When he’s not brainstorming his next big idea, Logan enjoys spending time with his wife, Anna, and their cat, Mia. An avid photographer, Logan has travelled many places in search of the perfect landscape to capture.

E+I Student Employees

Zach LaValla

E+I Writer

Zach LaValla is from Lansdale, PA, a suburb of Philadelphia. He is a double major in entrepreneurship and finance. After college, he hopes to move on to seminary and become a pastor. Professionally, he is extremely passionate about fundraising. He hopes to innovate systems that give churches and nonprofit organizations a sense of comfort and stability with finances. In his free time, He loves playing bass, playing sports with friends, swing-dancing, and spending time with family.

Cameron Suorsa

E+I Photographer

Cameron Suorsa is an entrepreneurship major at Grove City College who grew up in the neighboring town of Slippery Rock. He is passionate about photography, leadership, innovation and serving his community. Involved in multiple organizations, he is the President of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (C.E.O) at GCC and is part of the Collegian, Rotaract, Glee Club and 4-H.

Aby Griffith

E+I High School Program Assistant

Aby Griffith is from Toledo, Ohio. She is studying entrepreneurship with a minor in social innovation. She hopes to use the skills she learns in these studies to change the world through commercial businesses with social impact. She has a passion for helping to restore the dignity of the human person when they find themselves in situations that make their lives seem “lesser.” In her free time, she enjoys filmmaking and laughing with friends.

Jeffrey Pew

E+I Photographer + Videographer

Jeffrey Pew is a Entrepreneurship major and Marketing minor that specializes in photography, videography, and video editing. He is currently using his education and abilities in creating content for various clients, and hopes to continue doing so post graduation. In his free time, he loves to learn new tricks and techniques in photography/videography, as well as listening to music, playing guitar, and traveling.

Juliana Smith

Assistant to the Program Manager

Juliana (Jules) Smith is from Xenia, OH. She is a junior entrepreneurship major. By being a Teaching Assistant for multiple Entrepreneurship classes, Jules has learned a lot about how to help students navigate starting ventures. Jules has a passion for encouraging all students to find the skills that God has given them and use those abilities to help others. As far as other campus involvement, she is the Program Director for the college radio station, a library student worker, and a member of the Women’s Discipleship Group. In her free time, she enjoys reading classic science fiction novels, playing guitar, and hanging out with friends. 

Additional Department of Entrepreneurship Faculty

Timothy J. Sweet

Timothy J. Sweet

Department Chair and Professor of Entrepreneurship

Courses:

  • ENTR 101: Entrepreneurial Mind
  • ENTR 302: Sales in the Startup
  • ENTR 307: Social Entrepreneurship
  • ENTR 314: Entrepreneurship and the Mission of the Church
  • BUSA/ENTR 328: Internet Content Marketing
  • BUSA/ENTR 330: Search Engine Optimization
  • BUSA/ENTR 408: Social Entrepreneurship Practicum
  • ENTR 430: Entrepreneurial Finance and Venture Capital
  • ENTR 460: Independent Study
  • ENTR 470: Independent Research
  • ENTR 480: Internship in Entrepreneurship
Cedric Lewis

Cedric Lewis

Guest Lecturer in Entrepreneurship

Courses:

  • BUSA 303: Business Law
  • BUSA/ENTR/MUSI 326: Introduction to the Business of Music
  • BUSA/ENTR/MUSI 426: Introduction to Music Marketing

Professor Cedric Lewis owns the Unashamed Clothing Co and serves as the co-owner of Veritas Rebellion Records.

Kyle English

Kyle English

Guest Lecturer in Entrepreneurship

Courses:

  • ENTR 307: Social Entrepreneurship
  • BUSA/ENTR 408: Social Entrepreneurship Practicum

Professor Kyle English is the Executive Director of the Community Foundation of Western PA and Eastern OH.