About


The Troesh Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation operates as an administrative unit within the UNLV Lee Business School. Our primary purpose is to provide educational opportunities for students, faculty, and the community to learn about entrepreneurship and related activities.

Key activities include:

  • Overseeing academic curriculum in entrepreneurship
  • Conducting research in entrepreneurship
  • Providing learning opportunities such as certificate programs, speakers and events to expose students, faculty, and community members to entrepreneurship and generate awareness of UNLV Entrepreneurship programs

Mission Statement

The Troesh Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation partners with students, entrepreneurs, and leaders in the business community to foster entrepreneurship and support business activity, especially in the greater Las Vegas area.

Message from the Director

Troesh Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Faculty and Staff

Leith Martin
Executive Director
Office: BEH 205A
Phone: 702-895-0447
Email: leith.martin@unlv.edu
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/leith-martin-ba1a905

Nadine Bentis, Ed.D.
Program Manager
Office: BEH 205D
Phone: 702-895-3676
Email: nadine.bentis@unlv.edu

Yong Li, Ph.D.
Lee Professor of Entrepreneurship
Research Director
Office: BEH 301
Phone: 702-895-1286
Email: yong.li@unlv.edu

Hans Rawhouser, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Office: BEH 204
Phone: 702-895-1768
Email: hans.rawhouser@unlv.edu

M. Alex Hoffman
Graduate Assistant
Office: BEH 201
Email: entrepreneurship@unlv.edu
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/m-alex-hoffman-119b731/
Crunchbase: https://www.crunchbase.com/person/alex-hoffman