Kay Molkentin is Director of the Center for Integrated Entrepreneurship at Hiram College. The Center offers state of the art curriculum, facilities and programs dedicated to integrating the concepts of entrepreneurship into the liberal arts through curricular and extra-curricular activities. Kay is responsible for the administrative and co-curricular activities of the Center, including two annual idea competitions, student-run ventures (The Terrier Bakery, The Olive Branch Fair Trade, and The Terrier Trader Retail Store), Fireside Chats, Entrepreneurship Residential Learning Community, E-Network, Faculty Development Workshops, and community outreach.
Kay represents Hiram College on Entrepreneurship Education Consortium’s (EEC) Board of Directors, currently serving as its President, is a member of United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) since 2010, and a member of the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC).
Kay is a seasoned development professional with over 18 years of corporate and foundation development experience. Prior to becoming the program’s director, she served four years as the Director of Corporate, Foundation and Government Relations for the College. She has also served as Director of Development at the Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development, Director of Program Development at Case Western Reserve University, and as Director of Development for the Cleveland Heights-University Heights School District.
Before getting into development, Kay was a research assistant in Case’s Cancer Center and the Ireland Cancer Center of University Hospital. She is co-authored on several research articles pertaining to colon cancer.
Specialties: Higher Education Administration, Entrepreneurship and the Liberal Arts, Curriculum Development, Program Development, Marketing, Development, Grant Writing, Networking.