Rick Yngve offers consulting and training on innovation, business planning, strategy, marketing, and board development. He serves as COO of Stage Capital Group and also consults via Yngve & Associates. Rick has over fifteen years of experience in new venture development, higher education and nonprofit management. He received his MBA in Entrepreneurship from the University of Arizona and his BA in Communications and Politics from North Park University. Since 2004, Rick has been teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, and is excited to be back at his alma mater to teach at the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship.