Coleman Team

Bruce Leech (MBA ’81), Executive Director

Bruce Leech, DePaul MBA alumnus, has been connected with the Coleman Entrepreneurship Center as a board member and mentor since 2005. Bruce has moved from his role as founder of CrossCom National to Executive Director of the Coleman Center with a wealth of entrepreneurial knowledge and experience. Lead initiatives include involvement with Chicago’s rich ecosystem of entrepreneurs, such as partnerships with incubators like 1871, development of mentorship programs for student support, and a focus on growing student businesses.

Abigail Ingram (JD ’18), Assistant Director

Abigail joined the Coleman Entrepreneurship Center team with entrepreneurial and small business experience after two years of working within the DePaul University community. After co-founding and bootstrapping a music studio in Denver, Colorado, Abigail returned to her native Chicago to work in higher education. Abigail brings zeal for program development, connecting DePaul and Chicago entrepreneurs, and assisting aspiring students to the Coleman Center.




Fern Teeraporn, Student Assistant 

Meet Fern! Our new marketing guru on the Coleman team. She is the voice of our center who is in charge of our social media, brand identity, and newsletters.

Parth Shah, Student Assistant 

Meet Parth! He joined the Coleman team Winter 2018. He is a graduate student at DePaul studying Business and IT. He is our IT guy and an expert in Digital marketing.