Contestants

Second Annual Pace Pitch Contest Contestants

Over 40 people registered to make a pitch this year! The Selection Committee was sent a compilation of all of the 50 - 250 word pitch descriptions that were received by the November 14th deadline. Committee members were not provided with the applicant's name, or any other biographical information. I would like to thank the Selection Committee for their time and effort, they are:

  • Dr. Narendra C. Bhandari, Professor of Management, Pace University
  • Dr. Branko Bucar, Assistant Professor of Management, Pace University
  • Dr. Alan B. Eisner, Associate Professor of Management, Pace University
  • Dr. Victor Goldsmith, Executive Director, Second Century Innovation and Ideas Corp.
  • Mr. Rob Johnston, Executive Director, The Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship
  • Mr. Nicholas Schiavo, Manager, Bisys Inc. (and Alumni Advisor - Class of 1984)
I am pleased to announce the results of the Selection Committee's votes for twelve (12) Contestants and four (4) Alternates to compete in the Second Annual Pace Pitch Contest, they are:

Contestants
  • Roy Allen (Dyson, BA in Sociology & Anthropology, Alumni 1998) – New Business Concept
  • Adele Arkin (Lubin, MBA, Class of 2005) - Social Venture
  • Peter Cao (Lubin, BBA in International Management, Class of 2006) and Chandram Mookim (Lubin, Finance Major with an Economics Minor)
  • – New Business Concept
  • Jimmy Conde (Lubin, BBA in Marketing, Class of 2006) – New Business Concept
  • Andrew Isaak (Lubin, MBA in International Business, Class of 2006) – New Business Concept
  • Rachel Klingberg (Pace University Staff Member, Lubin) – New Business Concept
  • Raluca Pache (Lubin, MS in Finance, Class of 2006) - Social Venture
  • Medaline Philbert (Pace University Staff Member, Library) – New Business Concept
  • Alex Salzman (Student, Princeton University) - Social Venture
  • Jigar Shah (Lubin, MBA in Finance, Class of 2006) – New Business Concept
  • Alan Siege (Lubin, MBA in Entrepreneurship, Alumni 2004) – New Business Concept
  • Dina C. Tate (Lubin, MBA in Marketing, Class of 2006) – New Business Concept
Alternates

  • Wade Cameron (Dyson, BA in Journalism & Media, Class of 2005) – New Business Concept
  • Matthew Schmitt (Lubin, BBA in Management, Class of 2006) - Social Venture
  • Michael Staib (Dyson, BA in History, Class of 2008) – New Business Concept
  • Yves Yakoubyan (Lubin, MBA in Financial Management, Class of 2006) – New Business Concept
Thank you again for your interest in the Pace Pitch Contest. I'm looking forward to seeing everyone on December 9th, for what promises to be a fun and exciting event.

Bruce Bachenheimer
Clinical Professor
Program Director, Entrepreneurship @ Lubin
bbachenheimer@pace.edu

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