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Dive into the world of innovation

and venture creation
Offered once a month during the spring semester, students will hear first-hand how entrepreneurs across various industries navigated their way to success.
Space is limited. Reserve your spot now before tickets are gone! 

Entrepreneurial Bites Schedule

April 24, 12:15-1:15 pm

Leslie Coale-Mossman and Darcy Schein

Riata Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (BU130)

Spears School of School


Pie Junkie is located in OKC's vibrant Plaza District.  After catering and teaching cooking classes in a rented church kitchen, Leslie and Darcy began baking pies for several restaurants in OKC.  As their business grew rapidly, the women shifted their focus solely to pies, renaming the company Pie Junkie in 2011.  They sell over 10,000 slices and thousands of whole pies per year.  

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March 27, 12:15-1:15 pm

Jacob Harper and Nicole Bator

Wayne Hirst Center for Beverage Education

Nancy Randolph Davis (inside Taylor's Restaurant)


Inner Circle is located in the historic arts district in downtown Tulsa. They provide a full bar with unique infused cocktails, a large patio space with games, and host a wide range of events throughout the year for everyone to enjoy. Inner Circle is a great place to  meet up for a night out, spend time with friends, or even meet new ones. They choose the name Inner Circle because it expresses our desire to make the customers feel so welcomed and included that they truly enter our inner circle.

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February 21, 12:15-1:15 pm

Parker Graham

Riata Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (BU130)

Spears School of Business 


Parker is a former professional football player turned fintech entrepreneur. He played college football for OSU while receiving a bachelor's degree in 2012 and MBA in 2015. Parker started Finotta in 2018, a financial technology company specializing in software for financial institutions. Alongside Finotta, Parker co-founded Vestible in 2021, an investment platform that gives elite and influential athletes the ability to sell equity in their careers to their fans in a regulated marketplace. 

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January 24, 12:15-1:15 pm

Louis Lacarbonara

Riata Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (BU130)

Spears School of Business 


Louis is a 2015 OSU graduate and founder of Direct Kicks, a buy, sell, trade sneaker resale shop with two physical locations in New York as well as a website. Direct Kicks specializes in both new and pre-owned sneakers and streetwear. Brands include Air Jordan, Nike, Adidas, Yeezys, Asics, Supreme, and more!

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