Why are entrepreneurship and free enterprise so critical for a flourishing society?
Michael Player is the founding director of the McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise at Houston Baptist University. He is a Certified Entrepreneur Program Director from the esteemed Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation; FastTrac® NewVenture™ and FastTrack® GrowthVenture™ Programs. He fully designed, orchestrated and obtained the start-up funding needed to launch and market the Center of Entrepreneurial Leadership at MidAmerica Nazarene University in January 2012 where he served as their Assistant Director over the Center. He has also taught at the University of Missouri at Kansas City, at their acclaimed Henry W. Bloch School of Management, Regnier Institute for Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation.