Belmont Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship Dr. Mark Schenkel was recently elected to the 2017 Board of Directors for the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) as the President-Elect. Schenkel has actively served USASBE since 2006 as SVP Finance, SVP Marketing & Membership (2014-2015), SVP Operations & Planning (2011-2012), Competitive Papers Track Chair (2016), Education Awards Chair (2012) and Competitive Cases Track Chair (2010). He was recognized for his service with the 2016 Executive Director’s Award and the 2012 President’s Award.
USASBE is the largest independent organization in the world dedicated to advancing entrepreneurship. It is built around the four pillars of entrepreneurship including education, research, outreach and public policy. Schenkel regularly presents his research at USASBE, the Academy of Management and Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference.
In addition to his work with USASBE, Schenkel is the associate editor for the Journal of Small Business Management and frequently publishes content in journals including Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice and Family Business Review.