Advisory Council

The Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship would like to extend a thank you to our Advisory Board members who share professional expertise, contribute to the development of the program through quarterly board meetings, and participate in activities throughout the year such as guest speaking, student mentoring, and business idea competition judging.

Kevin Vela


Vela Wood Law

Jason Hoover


Capital One

David Matthews


Trailblazer Capital

Julie Nickols


Haynes & Boone, LLP

Jonathan Shapiro


Venture Development Center, UT Dallas -

Jeff Williams


Interlock Partners