Dr. Susie Pryor

Stacey Allis

Assistant Director, Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship

Joined the Entrepreneurship Team in 2016

Susie has over 20 years of entrepreneurial and business experience that includes start-up and ownership of three retail stores, a property development and management company, and an advertising firm. Prior to joining the faculty at CSUSB, Susie taught marketing and entrepreneurship at four Midwestern accredited business schools, and received recognition for outstanding teaching at each. Her classes were noted for the number of student start-ups that resulted. Susie has also consulted with small and medium-sized business on behalf of the Small Business Association and the State of Nebraska. These businesses have created 52 new jobs, accessed millions of dollars in new capital, and enjoyed average sales increases of 29%.

Research Interests:

Social capital, new venture creation, serial entrepreneurship, archival entrepreneurship and marketing.

Most Admired Entrepreneur:

So tough! I love the energy and enthusiasm of Guy Kawasaki, so he generally tops my list.

Awards & Recognition:

  • Ned N. Fleming Excellence in Teaching Award, 2012
  • Outstanding Researcher Award, Global Institute for Business and Finance Research¸ 2012
  • Champion of Character Award, SafeStreets Topeka, Kansas 2012