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Faculty - Mike Stull

Professor of Entrepreneurship
Academic Director, Entrepreneurship program (BA & MBA)
Director, Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship (IECE).

Phone: 909.537.3708
Joined the Entrepreneurship Team in: 2001

Biography: Mike has more than 25 years of entrepreneurial and business experience that includes work in both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors. Prior to joining CSUSB, Mike was involved in avionics manufacturing, business consulting, and economic development. Since joining CSUSB, he has served as the director of the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship (IECE). During this time, the program has grown from a handful of students to nearly 250 and seen its staff blossom to nearly 20 team members. He has developed 14 major programs that serve the campus and local business community and raised nearly $12 million in capital through grants, gifts, sponsorships and contracts. Under his leadership the Center has received a variety of national rankings and education awards and he has been recognized twice in the last three years for teaching excellence by the College of Business and Public Administration.

Courses: ENTR 543 – New Venture Opportunity Analysis; ENTR 621 – Entrepreneurship & New Ventures; ENTR 625 – New Venture Planning and Strategy.

Research Interests: Trust and intrapreneurship, innovation, social entrepreneurship, new venture funding, entrepreneurship pedagogy.

Most Admired Entrepreneur: I can’t pick just one! I’m a big fan of Richard Branson and all of our Spirit of the Entrepreneur Award recipients here in the Inland Empire.

Awards & Recognition:
  • Best Academic Paper Award - 2011 International Engaged Management Scholarship Conference
  • Cal State San Bernardino – College of Business and Public Administration – Outstanding Instructionally Related Activities Award
  • Cal State San Bernardino – College of Business and Public Administration – Teaching Excellence Award
  • University of California Riverside, A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management – Management Leader of the Year
  • National Association of Small Business Development Centers (ASBDC) “State Star” Award for the State of California SBDC Program.
  • Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur of the Year”
  • County of San Bernardino - Small Business Advocate Award
  • EOY Logo