Why Join the Weber Entrepreneurs Association Student Club?
The Weber Entrepreneurs Association (WEA) is a club for student entrepreneurs looking for leadership experience, mentoring and/or startup capital for their small businesses. WEA is a great way to connect and network, hear about unique internships and gain access over $150,000 in scholarships and venture funding.
Wattis Business Building
$ AWARDED TO STUDENT BUSINESSES ANNUALLY
ENTREP. STUDENTS EARN AN AVERAGE OF $23K MORE THAN OTHER BUSINESS GRADS
SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED ANNUALLY
15 LEADERSHIP POSITIONS AVAILABLE
DON'T MISS THESE EXCITING EVENTS:
Young Subaru Lecture Series
10.09.18: Paul Allen, Strengths, Inc. / FamilyLink
11.13.18: Peter Malen, Workman Nydegger
01.15.19: Johnny Hanna, Homie
02.12.19: Konel Banner, Insta-Fire
03.12.19: Danell Murdock, Design of Today
STUDENT SUCCESS STORIES
Through the help of the entrepreneurship minor, club and center, Pamela entered her business, Sideshow Vintage Photo Booth into the Outdoor Weber competition and won the first place prize of $10,000. Lucille, the star of Sideshow Vintage Photo Booth Co., is a 1956 canned ham camper converted into a traveling portrait machine that works as guest book, entertainment, and party favor in one. "I would not be in the position I am in without the entrepreneurship club."
RESOURCES & ACTIVITIES
You're not alone! We have an abundance of resources and activities from scholarships to networking to study abroad to help you achieve your dreams. Check out the resources available:
IMPORTANT SIGN-UP DATES
Interested Weber State University students can apply to become a WEA member anytime throughout the school year.
JOIN THE CLUB
Interested Weber State University students can apply to become a WEA member anytime throughout the school year. Just fill out the application, pay $15 to the Cashier’s Office and bring the filled out application and receipt to Brandon Stoddard, in office 205G in the Goddard School of Business and Economics.
WEA is open to all Weber State students. Each member will receive a WEA t-shirt and die-cut vinyl sticker.
MEET OUR ADVISORS & OFFICERS
instructor of entrepreneurship
director, Hall Global Entrepreneurship Center
Brandon Stoddard joined the Weber State University faculty in March 2017 and currently serves as the director of the Hall Global Entrepreneurship Center. He also maintains a seat on the Board of Trustees for the UtahCDC and is a partner in multiple new ventures.
Prior to joining the Goddard School, Stoddard was employed with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Weber State University. He has held various roles in both the private and public sectors assisting entrepreneurs and helping organizations grow including VentureCapital.org (formerly Wayne Brown Institute), Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative (USTAR), Governor’s Office of Economic Development, and Department of Radiology at University of Utah Healthcare.
Stoddard holds an MS in Positive Organizational Development and Change from Case Western Reserve University and a BS in Mass Communications and Business from the University of Utah. He is happily married with a very energetic son.
OFFICE: WB 205G