Skandalaris Center

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Center staff

Emre Toker

Managing Director
(314) 935-9134

After studying Physics at Reed College and Electrical Engineering at the California Institute of Technology and the University of Arizona, Emre founded two biomedical technology companies in Tucson, MedOptics and Bioptics Corporations, and co-founded one in Santa Clara, California, Radicon Imaging Corporation. Each company was acquired by larger firms within seven years of founding. Emre is currently a member of the Desert Angels and Desert Tech, two Tucson-based angel investment groups; a member of Lab-X, an angel investment group based in Istanbul, Turkey; and a partner in Arch Partners, a Tucson, Arizona, based micro-seed fund. He joined the Skandalaris Center in August 2014.

Rosemary Gliedt

Center Manager
(314) 935-7203

Rosemary began her career with Edward Jones, where she worked for several years in both the Customer Loan and Customer Service areas. She joined the Olin School of Business in 1997, working first in the Dean's Office and then the Center for Experiential Learning, where she focused on both the community consulting and entrepreneurship programs. Rosemary earned a bachelor's degree from Maryville University and a Master's degree in nonprofit management from Washington University in 2007.

Stacy Pearson

Program Coordinator 
(314) 935-6338

Stacy started at Washington University in St. Louis in the spring of 2003 in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, where she developed her extensive skills in event planning and programming. She has a strong passion for social media having started a shoe blog in 2008 and is excited to bring her skills to the Skandalaris Center.  Stacy has a BFA in Theatre from Stephens College in Columbia, MO, and is currently working on a Certificate in Strategic Communications from Washington University in St. Louis.

James Sorrell

Technology Project Coordinator 
(314) 935-6906

James started work at the Washington University School of Medicine in 2011 working in the area of Traumatic Brain Injury research. He gained an interest in entrepreneurship following his involvement in the St. Louis-based consulting firm The BALSA Group. James holds a BA in Biology from Drury University in Springfield, MO.

Jessica Stanko

Campus Services Coordinator
(314) 935-3325

Jessica graduated from the University of Missouri, Columbia in 2006 with her BA in Communications. She moved to St. Louis in 2008 and joined Washington University in 2009. She joined the Skandalaris Center after five years with the Career Center. She completed her Master’s degree in International Affairs from Washington University in 2013. Jessica brings the skills and experience she gained from advising students in the Career Center to the Skandalaris Center to work with students and campus colleagues interested in entrepreneurship.

Directions to the Center

The Skandalaris Center is located on the Danforth Campus in Simon Hall, adjacent to the Danforth University Center (DUC).  The address for the DUC is 6475 Forsyth at Wallace, and the DUC has a subsurface garage with visitor parking for $1 per hour. 

Contact information

(314) 935-9134
Fax (314) 935-4700,

Mailing address
Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Washington University in St. Louis
Campus Box 1133
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, Missouri, 63130

Street address
Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Washington University in St. Louis
Forsyth and Olympian Way
Simon Hall, Room 100
St. Louis, MO 63130



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