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Hynes Institute Design Team

The Hynes Institute Design Team led the charge in researching and developing the comprehensive business plan that is underpinning the transformational entrepreneurship program.

Anne Marie Hynes, Esq., President, The Hynes Foundation

Dr. Vincent Calluzzo, Provost, Iona College

Glenn Horine, Director, Center for Sports, Entertainment, & Media Business, Iona College

Dr. Michael Jordan, Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Iona College

Dan Konopka, Director of Sponsored Research Grants and Programs, Iona College

Dr. Eric Liguori, William G. Rohrer Professorial Chair in Entrepreneurship, Rowan University

Dr. Tricia Mulligan, Associate Provost for Strategic Academic Initiatives, Associate Professor, Political Science & International Studies, Iona College

Paul J. Sutera, CFRE, Senior Vice President for Advancement & External Affairs, Iona College

Dr. Jeff Vanevenhoven, Associate Professor of Management, Coordinator of the Entrepreneurship Major at University of Wisconsin – Whitewater

Dr. Jeanne Zaino, Professor, Political Science Department, Iona College

What others are saying:

“Approaching entrepreneurship as a mindset democratizes the discipline and signals to everyone in the Iona community that entrepreneurship is a life skill that must be developed by every student in every part of the College.”

Heidi M. Neck, Ph.D., Jeffry A. Timmons Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies, Babson College, and President, United States Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship (USASBE)

“This is by far the largest gift to a private college I have ever seen and Iona couldn’t be a more deserving recipient of this gift. The College’s cross-disciplinary approach is a well-respected strategy, and sets them very high on the benchmark. With greater resources I see amazing things ahead for Iona’s program. USASBE is excited and proud to welcome Iona to our family of over 600 college and university members."  

Patrick Snyder, IOM, Executive Director, United States Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship (USASBE)

"Entrepreneurship is one of the fastest growing areas of study on college campuses. The Hynes Family gift helps ensure Iona is able to fully foster the entrepreneurial mindset and aspirations of students and faculty from all disciplines."

Eric Liguori, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, University of Tampa, Lowth Entrepreneurship Center