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Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship Cal State San Bernardino

MONICA ESTRELLA

Faculty - Monica Brule

Assistant Director, Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship (IECE)
Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship

Phone: 909.537.3217
Email: mbrule@csusb.edu
Joined the Entrepreneurship Team in: 2003

Biography: Monica Estrella has a wealth of experience, knowledge and motivation in promoting entrepreneurship. Her experience over the years includes business ownership, small business consulting to over 1500 businesses, speaking and instructional engagements, White House Briefing speaking engagements, and international economic delegate projects. Monica has helped start various programs throughout the Inland Empire including the Distribution Management Association’s Scholarship and Internship Programs and the IECE Fast Pitch competition at CSUSB. As an educator she currently serves as the Director of the Integrated Technology Transfer Network and Assistant Director for the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship’s (IECE) at CSUSB where she also teaches in the entrepreneurship program. Monica earned her BA in Small Business Management and an MBA in Entrepreneurship both at CSUSB and is currently pursuing a doctorate degree in entrepreneurship.

Courses: MGMT 442 – Small Business Management; MGMT 545 – Entrepreneurial Resource Requirements; MGMT 544 – New Venture Development; MGMT 547 – Managing a Growing Business.

Research Interests: Entrepreneurship pedagogy.

Most Recent Publication(s) :

Most Admired Entrepreneur: Tim and Karrie League, Alamo Drafthouse. and Dick Cabela, Cabela’s.

Awards & Recognition:
  • California Small Business Development Center – Outstanding Financial Services Award
  • City of Rancho Cucamonga – Office of the Mayor – Proclamation for “Commitment to Economic Development in Rancho Cucamonga and the Inland Empire”
  • Cal State University San Bernardino – American Marketing Association – “Outstanding Marketer” Award
  • National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO