He has also served as:
Clinical Professor, Baylor University Hankamer School of Business
Director of University Entrepreneurial Initiatives
Curtis Hankamer Chair in Entrepreneurship
Founding Director of i5 Program (2007)
Dr. Gregory Leman’s 25 years of experience as an engineer, scientist and entrepreneurial leader in companies sized $1M to $2B propels TEI’s dedication to real world experience. He received a BS in Chemical Engineering with honors from Purdue University and his Ph.D (ChE) at the University of Illinois.
Dr. Leman was an Engineering Scientist with the Cabot Corporation for 11 years, where he was awarded two patents. His roles spanned from process research to management of R&D, product line, and operations. Moving to Germany, he became Managing Director of Cabout-Huls.
In 2000, Dr. Leman joined Great Lakes Chemical Fluorine Division where he led the commercialization of several new products and initiated two product platforms. He is an inventor on a number of pending patents.
Monica graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Oral Roberts University and has 10 years experience in Sales and Marketing working with Management Development Systems, a consulting firm in Waco, Texas.
She worked for 9 years as an Administrative Associate and then Children’s Ministry Coordinator for Antioch Community Church before coming to Baylor. She worked part-time as Administrative Associate in the Management & Entrepreneurship department in the Hankamer School of Business for a year and then gained full-time status as Marketing & Administrative Associate for LAUNCH Innovative Business Accelerator in August 2012.
She is the Founder and President of RLabs Waco, Inc., a start-up non-profit that serves the most vulnerable: unemployed 18-24 year olds. Clients engage in a globally proven, self sustaining program of IT training, mentoring & restored hope, leading to further education, gainful employment & new ventures.
She is married to Brad and has 3 children, Braden, Makayla and Chandler. She volunteers with the Live Oak Classical School Booster Club, which she founded in 2010, where her children attend school. She and her family are active members of Antioch Community Church.
Ryan Robinson is an Entrepreneurship and Marketing double major in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. He is a cofounder and CEO of Campus Crates LLC which provides an on-demand storage solution to college students who need a place to keep their belongings for the summer. Currently, Campus Crates serves Baylor’s campus, and plans for expansion will be set into motion by the end of the 2016 Fall semester.
Ryan is excited to contribute and develop his business skill sets working for the LAUNCH program at Baylor. His goal after college is to continue working in early stage business incubators to further develop understanding of the entrepreneurial process and the incubator model. He then plans to continue his education with an Executive MBA program concentrated in entrepreneurship at the Imperial College Business School in London.
Alyson is a part of the Business Fellows program in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. She is triple majoring in Accounting, Marketing and Public Relations with a minor in History. Currently, she is serving as Co-President for Student Foundation at Baylor as well as the Chapter Correspondent for her sorority.
She spent this last summer interning at Sabre as a Product Management intern where she focused heavily on research and developing software procedures for her department. Through her internship, she researched and created a white paper that is currently pending publication on Sabre’s website.
Alyson also has experience working in the media having spent two summers as the primary staff photographer for the Fort Worth Business Press. At the FWBP, she had the opportunity to work events such as the Fort Worth Municipal awards and the debut of Australia’s first F-35 aircraft at Lockheed Martin.
Alyson is very excited to be a part of the LAUNCH program. After college, she would like to pursue marketing, consulting or strategy and eventually earn her MBA.
Paul Worrell is currently a Senior at Baylor University, pursuing a double major in both Entrepreneurship and Professional Selling. Throughout his college experience, Paul has dedicated his time to numerous entrepreneurial and sales endeavors. His experience includes internships with technology companies such as Adobe Systems, Call Box, and Limestone Networks.
As a LAUCH Crew Intern, Paul looks to utilize his sales and technology experience to make a positive impact on the program and improve his entrepreneurial skill set. After graduation, Paul plans to pursue a career in technology sales with the goal of eventually starting his own business.