Michigan State names successful start-up executive to lead its venture arm

Michigan State-teknoDavid Washburn and the team at the Michigan State University Foundation, just landed a “big catch.” Jeff Wesley, former Chief Executive Officer of Two Men and a Truck, has agreed to lead Red Cedar Ventures, the Foundation’s venture investment subsidiary.  Click here to read the announcement.

Many readers remember Washburn from his days as President of the University of Tennessee (UT) Research Foundation. We had a chance to catch-up with Washburn when he traveled from Lansing to Knoxville before the holidays for the funeral for David Millhorn, UT Senior Vice President Emeritus.

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