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Yvonne English

Member of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
Yvonne English started her first company at the age of 24. That company, which was eventually sold, was a boutique consulting firm in Northern VA. Two years after founding the firm, she went to Toronto, Ontario, Canada for two years as an International Management Consultant for Manulife Financial/John Hancock. Upon her return to the US, she spent over 8 years at McGladrey in various roles including National Operations Director, coordinating the operation of nationwide pension offices with 5,000 clients with over $7 billion in assets. During that time, Yvonne worked on side projects including an alternative energy project in TX and founded Salvagist.com, an online retailer of accessories made from recycled materials, which she sold to Earth Lover Shopping in 2010. Yvonne left the corporate world in 2011 to focus solely on entrepreneurial endeavors, detailed in the Experience Section. She was named in the inaugural Top 40 Under 40 in Mercer and Lawrence Counties, and she and her ventures have been featured on ABC (33 WYTV) and on CBS (WKBN 27) as well as in Arizona Woman Magazine, The GeDunk (GCC Alumni), the Phoenix Business Journal, Youngstown Business Journal, the Vindicator, the Butler Eagle, KeystoneEdge.com, Views and Voices Magazine, the Sharon Herald, the Grove City College Annual Report, Kiva B4B, Oh-Penn Magazine, City of Hermitage Community Update, and Pittsburgh TEQ Magazine. She has been a featured speaker for GCCs Delta Mu Deltas 2010 Induction Ceremony, Economics Pennsylvania (2013), Hope Banquet (2011), ATHENA International Womens Leadership Day (2012 & 2013), and the 85 Broads speaker panel on digital marketing for business. She is a member of the Discover Hope Speakers Bureau and was the Keynote Speaker for the 2013 NW PA STEM Conference. She also had the honor of being selected by Congressman Kelly to serve as the District advisor for the 2014 Congressional Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Academic Competition. Specialties: management, operations, business incubation, online marketing, e-commerce, new media, entrepreneurship, mentoring, business coaching, theater, stage management, technical theater, project management, consulting
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Yvonne English Inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Yvonne English of Hermitage, Pennsylvania, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. English w...

February, 14 2017 - Verified by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
Executive Director, Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Grove City College
The Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation seeks to raise the arc of innovation across campus and elevate the discussion of what matters—values, judgment and character within the field of entrepreneurship education. Providing a distinct foundation for students to become influential global leaders and drivers of social change, the Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation pushes the boundaries of entrepreneurial issues. Doing so ensures that students not only learn, but also know how to use and implement what matters most in both business and service. The Center encourages students to develop creative ingenuity while learning the fundamentals of free-market economic theory. Students are challenged in multi-disciplined scenarios, working entrepreneurially across the curriculum. Business leaders offer vital advice and knowledge as lecturers, mentors and advisers.
June 2013 - Present
Co-Founder at BuzzBurrito, LLC
Affordable mobile marketing solutions–mobile apps and mobile websites–for small businesses, nonprofits, and churches. As a team of entrepreneurs, BuzzBurrito aims to help small businesses increase sales, customer loyalty, customer engagement, and much more by connecting them directly to their customers through mobile devices.
January 2013 - Present
Adjunct Professor and Director, GCC VentureLab at Grove City College
Since its founding in 1876, Grove City College, committed to Christian principles, has sought to provide liberal and professional education of the highest caliber. I am honored to be able to now teach at my alma mater. I am blessed to be able to teach in a field of study that is my passion: Entrepreneurship. In addition, I lead the GCC VentureLab which is a business idea lab designed to help GCC teams determine whether their business idea is feasible. We support the teams by providing business coaching, mentorship, networking opportunities, and funding.
August 2011 - Present

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