Sam Houston State University

SHSU Entrepreneurship Program Presents Jim McIngvale

Sam Houston State’s Entrepreneurship Program invites Jim McIngvale as the first Entrepreneur-in-Residence to share his story with the campus community. The event is free and open to the public. 

Also known as Mattress Mack, Jim McIngvale is a Houston businessman and philanthropist best known for owning and operating the Gallery Furniture retail chain.

With sales of $150 million per year, Mack has turned an ordinary company into an all-American success story and also earned a reputation as a generous civic contributor and hometown hero. 

The SHSU Entrepreneurship Program promotes entrepreneurship, free enterprise and a capitalist market economy. Providing opportunities for students and faculty to hear inspiring stories of  business success, the program invites Entrepreneurs-in-Residence to speak to the campus community.

Hosted by: College of Business Administration, College of Criminal Justice, College of Education, College of Fine Arts & Mass Communication, College of Health Sciences, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Science & Engineering Technology and College of Osteopathic Medicine (Applicant Status-Seeking Accreditation)

Monday, October 22 at 9:45am to 10:45am

James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center, Concert Hall
815 17th St., Huntsville, Texas, 77341

Event Type

Lectures, Arts & Culture, Lectures & Discussions






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