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Center staff

Ken Harrington

Managing Director
(314) 935-9134

Ken Harrington has spent over 25 years in industry as a senior executive for seven start-up companies. Since 2001 he has led the expansion of Washington University’s Skandalaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies. Harrington consults on university cross-campus entrepreneurship concepts, regional development thinking, university-industry partnerships and innovation in large organizations. He earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Vermont.

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.

Aimee Dunne Zander

Community Outreach Coordinator
(314) 935-6906

Aimee joined the Center in October 2009 as Community Outreach Coordinator. Aimee's background in industry affords her expertise in many areas of leadership, marketing, program management and operational effectiveness. A Chicago area native, Aimee worked for more than ten years at Qwest Communications in Seattle, and since moving to St. Louis, has enjoyed getting to know the community. Aimee earned a bachelor's degree in marketing from the University of Iowa and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Washington in Seattle.

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.

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.

Jane Yorker

Administrative Assistant 
(314) 935-9134

Jane graduated with a bachelor's from the Colorado College in Colorado Springs as an art major. Her first post-college adventure was with VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America), in the war on poverty. After learning what poverty was really like, she sought gainful employment and turned to service as an office assistant, which she has enjoyed ever since. She has worked at Wohl Shoe Company, Brown Shoe Company and Nordyne, Inc., arriving at Washington University in 2004. After working in Alumni & Development for two years, she joined the Skandalaris Center in September 2006.

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    Entrepreneurial Studies
Washington University in    St. Louis
Campus Box 1133
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, Missouri, 63130

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



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