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Oklahoma State University
riata center for entrepreneurship

Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University

Internship Spring 2012

Host Companies

Cart & Co.

A Full services agency that can help businesses develop a brand or build on their current brand. From print to web or video to mobile messaging, Cart & Co solutions that can help you create an authentic and sustainable brand.


Coasterworks Inc. was established in 1992 by Oklahoma native Steve Rogers. Along with the help of Steve’s wife, Patty, they invented and created WaterStone Coasters, which has become known as a premier coaster in the market place. WaterStone Coasters are made, printed, packaged, and distributed entirely from Stillwater, Oklahoma. Our mission is to offer you the most exceptional and absorbent stone coasters ever made with a variety of free services, selections and reasonable prices to best accommodate your needs.


Cookshack is the leading authority in barbecue cooking, products and technology. We provide high-end products with exceptional satisfaction to our customers. Cookshack is the best at providing barbecue solutions: making customers successful through knowledge sharing and resolution-based customer service. We communicate our knowledge to restaurants, professional competitors, and back-yard barbecue enthusiasts by means of focused marketing initiatives and accessible staff. We will be first-to-market with products that are recognized as “the best”, based in Ponca City, Oklahoma.

Just Between Friends

Just Between Friends started in September of 1997 with the hope and dream of making a little extra money and clothing our children as well. JBF gives moms the opportunity to sell their children’s gently used clothes, furniture, equipment, toys and even maternity. Not only can they sell their things, but it is a great place to purchase great items at unbelievable prices.


Reproduction Enterprises Inc. (REI) is strategically located in the south central part of the United States, deep in the heart of the livestock industry and near the intersection of I-35 & I-40. More specifically, it is located near Stillwater, OK. This is also home of Oklahoma State University and the Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, which avails itself to first class veterinary facilities, services and staff whenever needed.

Shutter Mill

The Shutter Mill sells its nationally recognized Kirtz Shutters in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Kirtz Plantation Shutters are engineered and crafted to the same high standards as bench-quality fine furniture, rather than the standards of ordinary wood shutters. Instead of buying components from a supplier, each plantation shutter from Kirtz Shutters begins as raw hardwood, which is milled on-site at their Oklahoma facility into plantation shutter parts.

TechTrol Inc

Founded in 1995, TTI has significant expertise in designing and producing systems and subsystems for industrial and commercial applications. A strong and diverse technology base combined with extensive manufacturing capabilities gives TTI a solid position of leadership in these markets. Based in Pawnee, Oklahoma.


  • Jacqueline Myers: Finance
  • Kristen Ritchie: Entrepreneurship
  • Toby McConnell: Economics
  • Dillon Hargrave: MSE
  • Darla Snyder: Management
  • Tera Schnabl: Agriculture
  • Joe Tobias: Finance and Economics
  • Raj Ramakrishnan: MS in Industrial Engineering and Management
  • Fiona Pham: MBA