Dr. Ronald G. Cook is a Professor, and the Entrepreneurial Studies Program Director at Rider University, where he develops and teaches upper-level undergraduate and MBA courses in team-based small business consulting, entrepreneurship/small business, new venture planning and corporate entrepreneurship. He directs Rider's Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and heads Rider's Small Business Institute, where his student consulting teams have earned multiple national and regional awards for excellence. Ron is a member, a Fellow, a Mentor, and past president of the Small Business Institute association. He has published a number of award-winning articles on small business and entrepreneurship and was the recipient of Rider University's Distinguished Teaching Award. He serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development and is also a member of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
PAUL BELLIVEAU is Principal at Paul Belliveau Associates in Westfield, New Jersey. ABBIE GRIFFIN is Professor of Business Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. STEPHEN M. SOMERMEYER is a Relationship Manager at YourEncore in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Diane K. Campbell, Associate Professor-Librarian, is a Business and Instruction Librarian at Rider University. She serves as a liaison to the College of Business Administration and as the Research Instruction Program Co-Coordinator. She has a Master's in Business Administration from Rider University and a Masters' in Library and Information Science from the School of Communication & Information at Rutgers University. Diane supports Rider's Entrepreneurial Studies program and collaborates with classroom faculty in course design to improve learning outcomes. She has co-published with entrepreneurial studies faculty. She belongs to the Small Business Institute, and is Member-at-Large on the Executive Committee of the Business Reference and Services Section of the American Library Association.