DALE P. JONES BUSINESS ETHICS FORUM - Ethics Luncheon: Tim Hoerr, “Answering the Call to Entrepreneurship”

DateNovember 9, 2012Time12:00 - 1:15 pm
LocationCashion 5th Floor Banquet Room
DescriptionBy Invitation Only
Tim Hoerr, CEO Serra Ventures
Tim Hoerr is a seasoned business executive with over 25 years of experience spanning a variety of industries. In addition to his role at Serra Ventures, a consultancy offering professional services to emerging technology enterprises, Tim serves as CEO of Cbana Labs, a start-up technology venture located in the University of Illinois Research Park, Champaign, Illinois. Tim has worked with the University of Illinois technology community for over 10 years including his recent role as the Entrepreneur-in-Residence at EnterpriseWorks business incubator in the Research Park. He was formerly co-founder and CEO of iCyt Mission Technology (www.i-cyt.com), a highly successful bio-instrument company that has won numerous awards for technology and business excellence and which was acquired by Sony Corporation in 2009. Tim was awarded the Entrepreneurial Excellence in Management Award at the Innovation Celebration, 2009. Since 1983 he has assisted over 400 organizations to achieve high performance by providing strategic, operational and leadership consulting. Tim spent nearly all of the first 15 years of his professional career with RSM McGladrey in Illinois and San Diego, leading teams of consultants focused on serving middle market clients. In his capacity as Consulting Partner with McGladrey, Tim provided leadership on a regional and national level. He also served on two national committees for the American Society of Certified Public Accountants (Business Valuation and Emerging Services). Also a professional author and speaker, he has given over 200 speaking and workshop presentations in his professional career to such diverse groups as Nabisco, Buck Knives, SaabCars USA, and Nationalease. Professional Credentials: Tim holds the Certified Public Accountant (CPA, 1983) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA, 1984) designations. He received national honors on both the CPA and CMA examinations. He formerly held the Accredited Senior Appraiser of Business Valuation credential (American Society of Appraisers) while actively practicing business valuation as a partner in McGladrey & Pullen, LLP, certified public accountants and consultants. Education: B.S. in Accounting, B.S. in Business Admin., Illinois State University, summa cum laude, 1983. Tim received numerous honors at ISU, including Bone Scholar, the highest undergraduate designation awarded and the Raymond Esworthy Award for outstanding accounting student. He was initiated into the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society. Serra Ventures has been a member of the Baylor Angel Network since early 2010, and Tim has served on the Board of the Baylor Technology Entrepreneurship Initiative since late 2008.
PublisherBusiness Ethics & Leadership
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