Welcome to the Entrepreneur Association

The Entrepreneur Association is the largest student association at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. We have over 600 members and 150 events a year, with programs for both Anderson students and the community at large. The EA works closely with the Harold and Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at UCLA. The Price Center provides curriculum, research, and experiential learning programs that prepare MBA candidates for the challenges of management in entrepreneurial environments.


Entrepreneur Association

The EA Blog

Get insights from the entrepreneurs who have already started making an impact!

Upcoming Events

  • EA Conference April 29th
    • The EA Conference is UCLA Anderson's largest student-organized event.
    • Get valuable insights on current topics in entrepreneurship, critical business skills, and emerging opportunities.
  • Knapp Final May 19th
    • Knapp is a student-run business plan competition, sponsored by the Knapp Family and The Price Center.
    • It provides an intensive learning experience in the venture initiation process.

Meet the Executive Board

  • Scott Cruikshank President

  • Nicholas de Goede VP of Finance

  • Julius Seok VP of Technology

  • Jennifer Wu VP of Education

  • Andrew Upchurch VP of Events

  • Suchintya Dandapat VP of Events

  • Kevin Shah VP of Business Creation

  • Anthony Lee VP of Business Creation

  • Evan Milnor VP of Admissions

  • Dammy Akinfenwa VP of Marketing

  • Bobby Flanigan VP of Startup and Incubator Outreach

  • Padraic Madigan VP of Venture Capital

  • Chris O’Connor VP of FEMBA

  • Bradley McGough VP of FEMBA

EA by the Numbers

Some amazing things about EA you should know.

  • 600 Members So many people!
  • 500 Startups founded Loads!
  • 350 Events held Many, many, many!