2014 John P. Ellbogen Entrepreneurship Competition

The Winners

1st Place: Bridge Sense


McKenzie Danforth and Mike Jung of Bridge Sense, with mentor Heather Fleming (center)

2nd Place: Snuffi Candle Company

 Snuffi Candle Company

Natalie Hurst of Snuffi Candle Company, with mentor John Dick

3rd Place: BusMark


Zane Erickson, Brad Kovach, and Conner Chas Hunsaker of BusMark

Best Presentation: Kid Routine

 Kid Routine

Ben Sims and Travis Gardner of Kid Routine, with mentor John Dick

Most Creative Business Plan: Pharm Decision, LLC

 Pharm Decision

Luke Wood, Joshua Hall, Rebecca Pullos, and Lisa Ohnstad of Pharm Decision LLC, with mentor Mandy Moore (far left)

 To read team bios and descriptions of their business plans, click here.


The Judges

2014 Judges

The judges of the 2014 Competition

Barry Sims, Jon Benson, Colleen McKinnon, Mike Martin, and Nels Paine
with Roland Kidwell, Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship (far right)