22 in ’22: Theresa Welbourne

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Theresa Welbourne is the Will and Maggie Brooke Professor in Entrepreneurship at the University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Business and executive director of the Alabama Entrepreneurship Institute at UA. She also oversees The EDGE, a business incubator and entrepreneurship accelerator in Tuscaloosa. The EDGE partners with UA’s EDGE Labs, a space for startup companies requiring laboratory facilities. In addition, she is the founder and CEO of an HR technology business called eePulse Inc. Welbourne earned her doctoral degree in business with a focus on HR research and methods from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

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