Contact

Ready to start your Entrepreneur Journey? If so, the ANTrepreneur Center is designed for you, the student. Access is easy and we take walk-ins or Zoom meetings.

    We are located in the Banning House, next to Summer Session and Disability Services. Click here to find us on the UCI Map.

    Hours:

    Monday 11-4pm, Tuesday 11am – 7pm, Wednesday 11am – 7pm, Thursday 11am – 7pm, and Friday 11am-4pm

    Legal Drop-In Office Hours: Mondays 3pm-4pm, Fridays 12pm-3pm.

    Make an appointment via CampusGroups, or come by and say hi!

     

    Meet the Team

    Ryan Foland

    ANTrepreneur Center Director

    Email: rfoland@uci.edu

    Phone: 949-943-4200

    Ryan Foland is the Director at the UCI ANTrepreneur Center. He is a high energy speaker, author, and consultant. Ryan specializes in helping start-ups when it comes to ideation, core messaging, pitching, and personal branding.

    Stefani Rios

    ANTrepreneur Center Business Coordinator

    Email: riossl@uci.edu

    Phone: 909-279-9919

    Stefani is in charge of operating and managing all things that go on behind the scenes. It is her responsibility to make sure all students are happy with programming and are up to date on the all resources UCI and our ANTrepreneur Community have to offer.

    Jaune L. Odombrown

    ANTrepreneur Program Coordinator

    Email: jaune.odombrown@uci.edu 

    Lizzie Duong

    Sustainability Resource Strategist

    Lizzie works in collaboration with UCI’s ANTrepreneur Center and Sustainability Resource Center. She prepares students and startups to identify creative, forward-thinking solutions for implementing sustainability initiatives with all of the proper resources to proceed with their ideas in a more environmentally conscious manner.

     

    Martha Barranco Luna

    Dreamers Resource Strategist

    Martha’s role at UCI’s ANTrepreneur Center is to equip undocumented students with the proper resources to help them start, fund, or build-up their own business. Martha works with various underserved communities to guide them toward greater business and funding opportunities within the entrepreneurial field.

    Nitish Nagesh

    Student Venture Consultant

    Nitish is passionate about helping people achieve their health and wellness goals. His research involves building personalized AI-driven food and mental wellbeing recommendation systems. He offers expertise in market research, customer discovery, and business model canvas focusing on food and well-being ecosystems.

     

    Lucretia Williams

    Student Venture Consultant

    Lucretia Williams is a startup coach, consultant, and user experience researcher. In particular, Lucretia assists student startups with customer discovery, ideation, MVP creation, user experience, and design.