Center for Entrepreneurship

Topics of Interest

Small Business

Social Entrepreneurship 

Creating charitable

Entrepreneurship trends

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Joe Ivey
Executive Director of Center for Entrepreneurship
Clinical Professor of Management

B.A. - Freed-Hardeman University
M.B.A. - Texas A&M University
Honorary Doctorate of Laws - Freed-Hardeman University
Professional Experience
Senior Vice President for Advancement at Lipscomb University for 5 years
Founding trustee and former chair of the Board of Trustees for the National Center for Construction Education and Research, based at the University of Florida
Professional Information
2010 Graduate of Leadership Nashville
Represented higher education on the 2007 Nashville Trade Mission to China
Chairman of the Board of Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee
Former national chairman of the Associated Builders and Contractors
Member of the inaugural class of the state of Mississippi's "Top 40 Under 40"