Faculty and Staff


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Norm Leatha
Interim Director

502 E Boone Ave.
AD Box 009
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-3402

Office Location
Jepson 242E

B.A., University of Washington, 1968; M.B.A., Gonzaga University, 2007.

Mr. Leatha is the Entrepreneur in Residence for the Hogan Entrepreneurial Leadership Program at Gonzaga University.  He is responsible for the Program’s co-curricular activities including student internships and mentorships, the annual Business Plan Competition, and the New Venture Lab (a student-run idea incubator).  He also teaches a senior business incubation class.  Norm has been a founder, officer, or director of several startup companies in software, system services and biotech over the past 25 years.  He is on the boards of directors for Inland Empire Oilseed, a biodiesel refinery in Odessa, WA, Pacific Research Associates, and the Spokane Angel Alliance.

 
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Nicole Cooney
Program Coordinator

502 E. Boone Ave.
AD Box 009
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-3405

Office Location
Jepson 242B

Nicole Cooney is the Program Coordinator for the Hogan Entrepreneurial Leadership Program at Gonzaga University.  She manages the admissions process, the Annual Business Plan Competition, and manages the day-to-day running of the program, as well as serving as a liaison for Hogan students to the Hogan program faculty and staff and the university at large.  Nicole serves as the budget officer for the Hogan Program.