Dr. Elizabeth J. Gatewood, Research Professor
Wake Forest University
Dr. Gatewood currently serves as a Research Professor at Wake Forest University. From 2010 through July 1, 2015, Dr. Gatewood served as the Associate Director of the Wake Forest University Center for Enterprise Research and Education. From 2008 to 2012, she served as Director of the Wake Forest University NSF Partners for Innovation Program. From 2004 until 2010, she served as Director of the Office of Entrepreneurship & Liberal Arts at Wake Forest University. Previously, she served as the Jack M. Gill Chair of Entrepreneurship and Director of The Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at Indiana University from 1998 to 2004. Prior to her appointment at Indiana University, Dr. Gatewood was the Executive Director of the Gulf Coast Small Business Development Center Network at the University of Houston. Dr. Gatewood's academic background includes advanced business degrees in finance and business strategy. Her career has focused on entrepreneurship, growth strategies and small business education and development. She has extensive exposure to business development and models in international developing economies. Dr. Gatewood has been a Director at Delta Apparel since 2007 and is also a member of the Audit Committee and the Corporate Governance Committee.