U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship: Names UNC Professor Ted Zoller as president at annual meeting

Headquartered at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, USASBE Names UNC Professor Ted Zoller As President at Annual Meeting

Whitewater, WI., March 12, 2015 – At the 2015 United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship® (USASBE) Annual Conference, Ted Zoller was named USASBE President.

“I couldn’t be more excited about Ted being elected,” said Patrick Snyder USASBE, Executive Director. “He has risen through our board quickly and most recently served as Senior VicePresident of Finance on our Executive Committee. His amazing grasp of the budget and excellent soft skills make him the perfect person to lead our board. We are expecting great things from Ted.”

Zoller is Director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies (CES) and Clinical Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School.

“I am honored to have been elected by my colleagues to serve in this important role for an organization dedicated to the advancement of the research and pedagogy of entrepreneurship in the United States, said Zoller. “The progressive leadership of USASBE demonstrates a commitment to best practices on the leading edge of our practice.”

Zoller oversees the entrepreneurial teaching and outreach programs at UNC Kenan-Flagler. Heteaches new enterprise development, business models and early-stage venturing with a focus on developing entrepreneurial leaders and teams. His research focuses on the role and structure of entrepreneurial networks and the interrelationships with investor syndicates. Zoller is also a Senior Fellow at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

The annual USASBE conference is the premier conference for entrepreneurship scholars and educators, and offers a symposium for best practices in entrepreneurship education, model academic programs, pedagogy, research and outreach efforts in the United States. By fostering advances in these areas, USASBE’s mission is to support the development of entrepreneurship educators, who will in turn create the next generation of entrepreneurs.


The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship® (USASBE) is thelargest independent, professional academic organization in the world dedicated to advancing the discipline of entrepreneurship. With over 1000 members from universities and colleges, for-profit businesses, nonprofit organizations, and the public sector, USASBE is a diverse mix of professionals that share a common commitment to fostering entrepreneurial attitudes and behaviors. EmailUSASBE Executive Director Patrick Snyder for more information 262-472-1449 [email protected]