Alvernia University, Tompkins Financial VIST Bank, RKL, Kozloff Stoudt Attorneys at Law,  Mosteller & Associates, Optimize for Growth and the O'Pake Institute are proud to sponsor the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at Alvernia University.

This collaboration is designed to strengthen closely-held businesses and provide support at every step of the business life cycle. The goal of the Center is to provide business owners and key personnel with timely and valuable information through a series of educational programs on relevant business topics.

While there is a fee for premier events, most topics are free as is Center membership.  Membership is available to entrepreneurs, families in business, and strategic level executives with closely held firms, and offers opportunities for professional, personal, and business growth.

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Member Benefits

Lifelong Learning
Thought-provoking programs that have immediate impact on your business through the Member Education Program Series

Cost effective professional development conducted by national and regional experts

In addition to learning from the experts, members have the opportunity to learn from each other through shared experiences


Don Schalk
Director of MBA Program

Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership