Laurie Watje

Director, John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center

Adjunct Instructor of Marketing

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Location: 

BCS 013Q

Phone: 
(319) 273-2020

Laurie Watje

Director, John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center

Adjunct Instructor of Marketing

  UNI John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center
Education: 

B.S. (Accounting) Upper Iowa University; CPA. Certified as a Kauffman Foundation FastTrac facilitator; Certificate in Leadership Development, University of Northern Iowa; Incubator Management Certification Program, National Business Incubator Association.

Teaching Interests: 

Entrepreneurial Fundamentals, Financial Literacy

Professional Accomplishments: 

Prior to Laurie’s present position, she managed the R.J. McElroy Student Business Incubator program located in the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (’07 – ’18).  Before her career at UNI, Laurie served in four other business ventures: Owner of The Office Stop in Carroll, IA (’91-’94); Accounting Adjunct Instructor for Des Moines Area Community College in Carroll, IA (’97 – ’07); Staff Accountant for Olsen, Muhlbauer & Co., LLC, in Carroll, IA (’94 – ’96 and ‘06 – ’07) and Business Manager for Party Time Fundraising in Carroll, IA (’96 – ’07).