Noted entrepreneur joins Elevate Ventures

2013-05-16T12:55:00Z 2013-05-16T17:48:12Z Noted entrepreneur joins Elevate VenturesTimes Staff
May 16, 2013 12:55 pm  • 

Elevate Ventures has added Kelly Schwedland as an entrepreneur-in-residence for its Northwest and North Central Indiana regions.

As an entrepreneur-in-residence for the nonprofit statewide venture development organization, Schwedland will work alongside Elevate Ventures’ clients, advising emerging and existing high-potential businesses, and strengthening their operations.

Schwedland is a senior executive, certified consultant and entrepreneur. His background spans manufacturing, information technology, financial, business services and others, according to a news release.

“Kelly’s rich entrepreneurial experience makes him a wonderful addition to our team of dedicated entrepreneurs and investment experts,” said Elevate Ventures Partner David Clark said. “He will be a tremendous asset as we work to vet opportunities, and guide emerging companies in North Central and Northwest Indiana.”

Schwedland earned a bachelor's in management from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business and an MBA in strategy and entrepreneurship from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.

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