ADVISORY BOARD

Mindy Walls

Mindy Walls

Assistant Vice President - Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Mindy Walls is the Assistant Vice President for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at West Virginia University and business consultant focusing on business strategy and leadership training and development. She has 12 years of experience in entrepreneurship education.

Walls served as the Associate Director of the West Virginia University Entrepreneurship Center where she developed the first academic minor in entrepreneurship. Later, she became the Center Director where she developed the West Virginia Statewide Collegiate Business Plan Competition and other co-curricular student activities. She has developed and taught numerous entrepreneurship courses in both face-to-face and online environments.  Walls has twice been recognized by her peers for teaching. 

In 2011 the SBA named her the State Small Business Financial Champion of the year for he work with student entrepreneurs. She is a member of the United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) where she serves on the executive board as the VP of Event and Programs. Walls previously served USASBE as Sr. VP- Elect Programming and VP of Conference. Walls also currently serves as chair of the WVU Women’s Business Center Board of Advisors, the Monongalia County United Way board of advisors and the Monongalia- Preston BB&T Bank advisory board.