The President’s Distinguished Entrepreneur Speaker Series brings exciting and engaging speakers to campus.

The President's Distinguished Entrepreneurial Speaker series was created to bring entrepreneurs to campus to talk about the challenges they’ve faced in their careers as well as life experiences and educational opportunities that have guided them on their journey.

Past speakers in this series include Dan DiZio ‘95, founder of Philly Pretzel Factory; Dr. Sam Niedbala ‘82, CEO of CryoConcepts, LP; Steve Somers, owner/president of Vigon International; Ryan McMunn, CEO and founder of BRIC Language Learning; Chris Paradysz, Co-CEO/Founder, PMX Agency; and Christine Riggleman, CEO and Master Distiller of Silverback Distillery, along with her daughters Lauren Riggleman, Assistant Distiller & General Manager, and Abby Riggleman, General Manager for Silverback's Poconos location and the Media Director for the company. 

Support for the President’s Distinguished Entrepreneur Speaker Series is provided by The Dr. Gere B. Fulton ’60 Lectureship Endowed Fund.

Christine, Lauren and Abby Riggleman holding signs and a bottle of bourbonChristine, Lauren and Abby Riggleman

The President's Distinguished Entrepreneurial Speaker series was created to bring entrepreneurs to campus to talk about the challenges they’ve faced in their careers as well as life experiences and educational opportunities that have guided them on their journey.

Past speakers in this series include Dan DiZio ‘95, founder of Philly Pretzel Factory; Dr. Sam Niedbala ‘82, CEO of CryoConcepts, LP; Steve Somers, owner/president of Vigon International; Ryan McMunn, CEO and founder of BRIC Language Learning; Chris Paradysz, Co-CEO/Founder, PMX Agency; and Christine Riggleman, CEO and Master Distiller of Silverback Distillery, along with her daughters Lauren Riggleman, Assistant Distiller & General Manager, and Abby Riggleman, General Manager for Silverback's Poconos location and the Media Director for the company. 

Support for the President’s Distinguished Entrepreneur Speaker Series is provided by The Dr. Gere B. Fulton ’60 Lectureship Endowed Fund.

Christine, Lauren and Abby Riggleman holding signs and a bottle of bourbonChristine, Lauren and Abby Riggleman

Previous Speakers

Watch previous events in the President's Distinguished Entrepreneur Speaker Series.

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For more information about the President's Distinguished Entrepreneur Series, please call (570) 422-7920.

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Economic Development and Entrepreneurship
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(570) 422-7920