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Alliance Networking Event

Featured Speaker

Gerard P. Mastroianni, President
Alliance Ventures, Inc.

May 14, 2014
University of Mount Union, Hoover-Price Campus Center, East Room
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Mastroianni is president of Alliance Ventures, Inc., Crestview Ventures LLC., and Louisville Ventures, LLC., all real estate and property management firms located in Alliance, Ohio, which he has managed since 1989. He also serves as a Director of Huntington Preferred Capital and is a past board member of the Huntington Bank. He is a University of Mount Union trustee and was past president and board member of the Alliance Area Chamber of Commerce. Gerard serves as Treasurer of Alliance for Families and Children, on the board of Alliance Area Development, the Stark Development Board and was president of the Buckeye Village Market for 22 years.

This is the second event in a year-long speakers program by the Stark Entrepreneurship Alliance, of which University of Mount Union is a member.

Registration Information

Registration information is available at the Small Business Development Center, Kent State University at Stark website. Choose the SEA logo or the SEA Speaker Series tab.

Canton regional chamber of commerce Advancing the economic development of Canton and the Stark County region. Jumpstart A nonprofit venture development organziation committed to accerlerating the success of entrepreneurs. Small Business Development Center KSU Stark Devoted to helping small businesses grow and individuals start new, small businesses. Stark Development Board A private, nonprofit corporation created to help local companies grow and expand, and to attract new business investments to Stark County. Stark State College This public college is listed among the nation’s top 50 associate degree producers. Technology Accelerator Alliance We bring together technology innovators, launch their ideas and accelerate their companies. University of Mount Union A private university that offers relevant academics with experiential and research-based learning. Walsh University An independant Catholic university that aims to enrich the mind, body and spirit. YStark Committed to attracting, retaining young professionals to the Stark County region.