"Lawyer as Entrepreneur" Panel Discussion
Director of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Eric Gouvin (right) introduces Jayson Falcone (left) and Joseph Kershenbaum
The Western New England University Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship hosted a panel discussion titled "Lawyer as Entrepreneur" on March 5. Panelists included Joseph Kershenbaum, Executive Vice President and CFO of Salute Homecare LLC, and Jayson Falcone, of the Law Offices of Jayson J. Falcone. Kershenbaum cofounded Salute Homecare LLC as a startup that provides medical services in the home while Falcone uses his experience to help entrepreneurs achieve their dreams by focusing on the intersection of business strategy and law. These successful entrepreneurs talked about the path they took on their way to starting, running, and growing their businesses. In addition, they discussed the lessons they learned along the way and the things they wished they had known when they started out.
Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,700 students, including 2,550 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.