Book Office Hours with EIRs

Entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs can book 30-minute sessions with Brandon and/or Collin to receive business coaching/mentoring. Students, faculty, staff, and community members are all encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity!

Brandon Dennison

Specializes in Social Entreprises

About Brandon

Brandon, a lifelong West Virginian, is the founder and CEO of Coalfield Development. Coalfield Development has helped generate over 50 new social enterprises and trained over 1,200 people facing barriers to employment.

What are social enterprises?

Organizations that address a basic unmet need or solve a social or environmental problem through a market-driven approach


Mondays from 1 pm – 3 pm


Book by emailing with dates and times you are available.

“I am excited to work with students and faculty to explore social entrepreneurship, which I view as a key strategy to rebuilding the Appalachian economy and advancing a more just community."

How can Brandon help you?

Specializes in technology (web and mobile app development)

About Collin

Collin is a Marshall University graduate with degrees in computer science and applied mathematics. He is a founding member of Tech304, a West Virginia-based technology development firm with a hyper focus on stimulating the local economies and communities.


Fridays from 10 am – 12 pm


"I have been focused on bringing advanced technical initiatives to West Virginia my entire career. As a startup junky, I am regularly considering new approaches and processes within products and services. I regularly attend events or see services in other areas, and think about the ways that we can leverage their experiences and apply them here. I am looking forward to leveraging my skills and experience within the technical startup space, to help stimulate and advance the expanding West Virginia economy by mentoring, advising, and guiding students, faculty, and community members."

How can Collin help you?

Collin Meadows

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