Advantage Greenville

Advantage Greenville:

Furman's Leadership Through Innovation and Athletics


Join us on Friday, April 8th as we continue our discussion on how Furman University is fulfilling its role as Greenville’s university by intentionally using innovation, entrepreneurship, and athletics to accelerate Greenville’s position as an innovation and entrepreneurial hub, as well as a great place to live, work, and visit. 

Enjoy complimentary breakfast, live music, and networking with Furman alumni, parents, friends, and community business and civic leaders before hearing Furman’s Chief Innovation Officer Anthony Herrera and Men's Basketball Coach Bob Richey discuss the latest happenings in Greenville and the Upstate with Furman's leadership through innovation and athletics. 

Followed by a conversation with Greenville based Co-founder of Southern Pressed Juicery and Furman alumna, Olivia Esquivel '06. 

Seating is limited, so reserve your complimentary spot today!

Friday, April 8


7:30 - 8:10 a.m.    Networking + Breakfast
8:10 - 8:15 a.m.    Welcome: Alexandra Valdovinos ‘25 (2022 Paladin Pitch Winner, Furman Music Education Major)
8:15 - 9:00 a.m.    Conversation with Anthony Herrera, Bob Richey and Co-founder of Southern Press Juicery and Furman
alumna, Olivia Esquivel '06
9:00 – 9:15 a.m.   Conversation with Bryan Davis and the latest winner of GVL Starts, Erin Mehagan – Founder of LIVI LOU LAINE  

9:15 - 9:30 a.m.    Post-event networking

The Greenville ONE Center
2 West Washington St.
Greenville, SC 29601
(Enter building from West Washington St.)

Parking is available at Richardson and Washington Street Garages and can be validated at the event.

Business casual attire.

Brought to you by Furman's The Hill Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Furman Athletics, and Furman’s Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement

Registration for this event is closed.