About Zell Lurie

Team

The faculty and staff of the Zell Lurie Institute bring a wealth of experience to the study and practice of entrepreneurship. The ZLI team is a dedicated group of professionals with backgrounds and ongoing practice in founding startups, venture capital, technology commercialization, startup management,
invention, and successful exit strategies.

Keith Arthur, Zell Lurie Michigan Ross
Program Coordinator, Student Programs
(734) 615-4372
karthuri [at] umich.edu
Stewart Thornhill
Executive Director
(734) 615-4421
thorstew [at] umich.edu
Shannon Beeman, ZLI University of Michigan
Marketing & Communications Manager
(734) 936-3528
srbeeman [at] umich.edu
Josh Botkin, ZLI University of Michigan
Entrepreneur in Residence; Lecturer
(734) 615-2929
jbotkin [at] umich.edu
David J Brophy, ZLI University of Michigan
Director
(734) 764-7587
djbrophy [at] umich.edu
Andrea Shipp-Caldwell
Program Manager, Alumni Engagement
(734) 615-4427
shippca [at] umich.edu
Marybeth Davis
Program Assistant
734-615-4428
mbdavis [at] umich.edu
Erik Gordon
Clinical Professor
(734) 764-5274
rmegordo [at] umich.edu
Ryan Gourley
TechArb Incubator Director
(734) 763-1021
rgourley [at] umich.edu
Sarika Gupta, ZLI Entrepreneurs University of Michigan
Managing Director
(734) 615-4422
sarikag [at] umich.edu
Mike Johnson Zell Lurie Institute Ross
Entrepreneur in Residence; Lecturer
(734) 764-8225
mljohn [at] umich.edu
Kelly Lapierre Desai ZLI Entrepreneurs University of Michigan
Desai Accelerator Managing Director
(734) 707-1889
klapierr [at] umich.edu
Mary Nickson
Associate Director
(734) 615-4424
mnickson [at] umich.edu
Anne Perigo ZLI Entrepreneurs University of Michigan
Associate Director
(734) 615-4425
aperigo [at] umich.edu
Jim Price, ZLI University of Michigan
Entrepreneur in Residence; Faculty in Entrepreneurial Studies
(734) 764-1387
jimprice [at] umich.edu
Michele Thomas ZLI
Program Specialist
(734) 615-4419
michtho [at] umich.edu
Alison Todak, ZLI Entrepreneurs University of Michigan
Desai Accelerator Program Coordinator
(734) 249-8988
atodak [at] umich.edu