The Society of Entrepreneurs

Create. Think. Innovate.

Our Mission

Our mission is to support entrepreneurs through leveraging a network of resources, exploring entrepreneurial hubs, and providing applicable experience.

Meet the Leaders of SOE

Kristi Frank

Kristi Frank is a student entrepreneur finishing up her final semester as a Marketing Major from UGA planning to graduate in December. She is an active member on campus serving as the President of The Society of Entrepreneurs. In her free time, Kristi enjoys going to see live music and is working on her own start-up company called Clutch Creations. Clutch Creations is currently working on launching their first product "The Clutch Strap" designed to be the ultimate replacement for pockets, pouches and purses. Shoot her an e-mail if you want to grab coffee! // 678.983.2829

Matt Miller

Matt Miller is a senior majoring in Marketing at the University of Georgia. He also works in the Entrepreneurship Program (EP), and created the EP Speaker Series to connect students with successful 'treps from UGA and the Athens community. After working for 8 years in the corporate world Matt decided to come back to school to finish his degree. He hopes to connect and work with some local ventures and startups in Athens and Atlanta. He would love to chat with you about startups, your own business ideas or SoE.

Payton Bray

Payton Bray is a rising senior, majoring in MIS. With a passion for the technical side, he hopes to work with startups to help develop their products and explore new areas in computer science. If you want to talk about tech, shoot him an email or give him a call. // 706.201.1930

Sara Hamalainen

Sara Hamalainen is a senior at UGA studying Marketing with a minor in Chinese and Entrepreneurship Certificate. Sara is pursuing a career in Sales upon graduation in May 2017. Sara has experience interning a Mark Cuban owned start up company, BeatBox Beverage, as well as the food and beverage giant PepsiCo. She hopes to someday work and live in China to develop markets for new products.

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