Ryan Lilly manages the Entrepreneurship Center of West Central Illinois. The mission of the Entrepreneurship Center (EC) is to regionally educate, engage and empower entrepreneurs by providing confidential, one-on-one business counseling and technical assistance to current small business owners and startups. Services provided include: business planning, feasibility analysis, retail site selection, marketing research, financing, and guidance on e-commerce and social networking.
Ryan is a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) with a B.S. in Management and a concentration in Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Technology Management. He has also earned a certifiate in Serial Innovation from the University of Illinois BIS program. Ryan interned at Virginia Tech’s Knowledge Works Business Accelerator and has a passion for assisting new companies. He plans on soon pursuing a part-time MBA program in Entrepreneurship.
2900 W. Main Street
Galesburg, IL 61401