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