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David Hensley
Clinical Professor and Executive Director, John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center
Contact
319-335-1022
Office
S160B Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
Academic history 
MBA in Finance, University of Missouri - Kansas City, 1992
BS in Economics and Political Science, The University of Iowa, 1986
Expertise 
Entrepreneurial Strategies
Feasibility and Business Planning
Small Business Finance
Awards 
Top 25 national undergraduate entrepreneurship program ranking, Princeton Review/Entrepreneur Magazine, October 2013
The University of Iowa undergraduate entrepreneurship program is ranked among the top 25 nationally recognized academic programs by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine., March 2010
President's State Outreach Award, University of Iowa Office of the President, October 2007
Collegiate Teaching Award, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, May 2005
The UI's undergraduate program in entrepreneurship was recognized as the 2004 National Model Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Program by the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, USASBE, 2004
The University of Iowa was ranked as the 9th Most Entrepreneurial Campus by Forbes.com and The Princeton Review., 2004
Sponsored research 

Building an Integrated Innovation and Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in America's Heartland. David K Hensley, Richard Hichwa, National Science Foundation

Current & Prior Positions 
Clinical Professor, Department of Management and Organizations, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, July 2006 - Present
President and Founder, Hensley Group, Ltd., December 1999 - Present
Associate Director, John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, January 1999 - June 2000
Director, Pappajohn Center at North Iowa Area Community College, April 1997 - January 1999
Supervisor of Research Automation and Economic Research Associate, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, January 1993 - March 1997
Presentations 

Enhancing the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Iowa's Creative Corridor. Marion Chamber Annual Meeting, Marion, IA, October 2015

Applying the Business Model Canvas to Entrepreneurship Education. Midwest Educators Forum on Entrepreneurship, Mason City, IA, June 2015

University Economic Development Partnerships. Midwest Creative College Town Conference, Iowa City, IA, September 2014

Building an Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurship Program. Midwest Engineering Entrepreneurship Network, Akron, OH, August 2014

Strategic Business Planning. Iowa Banker's Association - Banking School, Cedar Rapids, IA, June 2014

Fostering an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Iowa. EntreFest, Iowa City, IA, May 2014

Fostering an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Iowa's Creative Corridor. North Liberty Chamber Annual Dinner, North Liberty, IA, October 2013

Strategic Planning in the Banking Sector. Iowa Bankers Association Banking School, Cedar Rapids, IA, June 2013

Successful Iowa Entrepreneurs. John R. Hughes Lectures Series in Entrepreneurship, Iowa City, IA, November 2008

Developing a Successful Career in Iowa. Okoboji Area High School Be Your Own Boss Day, Okoboji, IA, November 2008

Growth Strategies for Your Business. Iowa Venture Capital and Entrepreneur Conference, Des Moines, IA, October 2008

Technology Commercialization at The University of Iowa. Association of American Medical Colleges' Business Affairs Principal Business Officers' Meeting, Toronto, Canada, September 2008

Small Firm Valuation. Iowa City SEED Monthly Luncheon, Coralville, IA, September 2008

Supporting Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Through Distance Education. Iowa Community College Distance Education Conference, Des Moines, IA, March 2008

Strategic Growth Strategies. West Branch Community Business Dinner, West Branch, IA, March 2008

Successfully Growing Your Business. EntreFest, Cedar Falls, IA, February 2008

Developing a Successful Business Plan. UI Entrepreneurship Boot Camp, Iowa City, December 2007

Writing a Successful Business Plan. Iowa Venture Capital and Entrepreneur Conference, Des Moines, IA, October 2007

Case Study on Student Business Incubators. National Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers, Syracuse, NY, October 2007

Entrepreneurial Resources. Iowa City Community Leadership Program, Iowa City, May 2007

Committees and professional service 
Des Moines Academic Task Force, 2015 - Current
Institute for International Business Advisory Council, 2015 - Current
Kirkwood Regional Center Executive Committee, 2015 - Current
Leadership Studies and Academic Courses Leadership Subcommittee, 2015 - Current
UI SBDC Advisory Board, 2012 - Current
Entrepreneurial Development Center, 2012 - Current
Technology Association of Iowa, 2012 - Current
Iowa City Area Development Group, 2011 - Current
Iowa First Capital Fund Advisory Board, 2004 - Current
University of Iowa Research Park Board, 2012 - 2016
University of Iowa Research Foundation Board, 2010 - 2016
Corridor Business Alliance, 2008 - 2015
Dream Big Grow Here, 2014 - 2015
Iowa Venture Capital Tax Credit Evaluation Study Advisory Panel, 2014 - 2015
BEST of Iowa Coalition, 2013 - 2014
Iowa Innovation Corporation, 2012 - 2014
Corridor Business Alliance Branding Committee, 2012 - 2014
University of Iowa Patent Advisory Committee, 2009 - 2014
University of Iowa Conflict of Interest in Research Committee, 2008 - 2014
Tippie Strategic Planning Core Committee, 2012 - 2013
WiderNet Executive Committee, 2005 - 2012
Henry B. Tippie College of Business Executive Committee, 2000 - 2012
Iowa Venture Capital Conference Planning Committee, 2000 - 2010
Henry B. Tippie College of Business MBA Curriculum Task Force Committee, 2007 - 2008
Univeristy of Iowa Research Foundation, 2003 - 2008
John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center/Iowa Centers for Enterprise, 2007 - 2008
Iowa Business Council Capital Formation Hot Team, 2003 - 2006
Additional training 
FastTrac TechVenture Entrepreneurial Instructor Training, 2006
Price-Babson College Fellows Program, 2001
Lifelong Learning for Entrepreneurship Education Professionals: Dynamic Classroom, 1999