Rick Yngve is interim director of the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship at the Eller College of Management. He joined the McGuire Center in 2015 as a lecturer and later served as co-director of Eller Social Innovation. He has more than 20 years of extensive experience working in early stage ventures, nonprofits and education. Most recently, he was a co-founder of StageXchange–a deal management platform that connects entrepreneurs and developers to lenders and investors for capital raising and due diligence throughout the lifecycle of a deal.
Yngve founded the Social Impact Summit and currently volunteers as the co-chair of the TENWEST Festival–celebrating collaboration, innovation and impact in Tucson and Southern Arizona. Additionally, he also serves as a Social Innovation Fellow for the Lewis Institute for Social Innovation at Babson College and is an instructor in the military’s Boots to Business program working with veterans and active-duty members.
He received his MBA from the University of Arizona and completed the McGuire New Venture Program as part of his graduate studies. He received a bachelor's in communications and politics from North Park University.
- ENTR 485 Innovating: Creating the Future
- ENTR 487 New Venture Development and Industry Analysis
- ENTR 488-588 Social Entrepreneurship
- ENTR 554 Leading Innovation in Organizations
- ENTR 496 Special Topics: Pop Culture & Innovation
- MGMT 382 Nonprofit Consulting