Leo H Gerbus Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Experience – Reflect – Act 

In the spirit of our Jesuit mission,​ The Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation is a place where students from all backgrounds bring their unique talents, finding an avenue to express themselves by meeting the needs of others.​​

Entrepreneurship Video - Student Candid Conversations

What is the Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation? 


  • It is a place where students learn about entrepreneurship & innovation via multiple learning experiences.
  • It is a place where students can engage their minds, get their hands dirty, and immerse themselves in experiential learning.​
  • It is a place where students can develop their leadership skills through experiential learning, real world applications and by working with mentors through the Servant Leadership Initiative.


  • It is a place where the Long Blue Line can connect with current students.


  • A place where they can share their vast experiences & expertise from a plethora of sectors in life​.​
  • It is a space, an opportunity, where dreams can turn into reality.​


Upcoming Events

August 30 - Servant Leadership Team Kick Off

September 10 - 6pm, The Leo H. Gerbus Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation Awards Dinner - Reynolds Room

September 16 - Lecture Series: Salil Gupte ' 97, President of Boeing India - Reynolds Room - Flex

September 21 - Lecture Series: Chuck Lipp, President of Dewey's Pizza - Reynolds Room - Flex

October 2-4 - Entrepreneurship HS Camp: "Rotary Camp Enterprise" for Grades 9-12.  Held at Camp Kern.  For more info email Mr. McDonald here.

October 19 - Lecture Series: Bob Jennings, President of 3D Color - Reynolds Room - Flex

October 21-22 - Benny the Bomber's 8th Grade Entrepreneurship Boot Camp - Reynolds Room

Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation Touch Points

Meet Our Team

Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Mr. Tim McDonald (Coach Mac)


513.761.7815 x332

Our Team
think tank

Tim McDonald | Ed Franchi | Andy Sweeney

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Advisory Committee
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