2010 SMS Graduate Chris Wengierski’s Team Wins Coveted OU’s Love’s Entrepreneur’s Cup
Students from the Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma won first place in the High Growth Undergraduate Division at the Love’s Entrepreneur’s Cup in Oklahoma City April 19. 2010 SMS Graduate Chris Wengierski was the team leader. The first-place team members – Danny Buckley, Will Kennedy, Christian Leech, Chris Wengierski and Bruce Wilhelm, advised by Lowell Busenitz – won $20,000 for their concept, American Cornhusks, a process to reengineer American-grown corn husks into a product that is ideal in size and texture for the tamale industry. The result is a husk perfectly suited for the 1.6 billion tamales Americans consume annually. [click here for a link to learn more]. Congratulations Chris!