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About Us

Creating Together Through Expertise

GENERATING  BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR  CAE MEMBERS

What We Do

FIND OUT IF THE CAE IS RIGHT FOR YOU

The CAE aggregates new and experienced entrepreneurs to create new opportunities and to help market our collective capabilities as a network to worthy projects worldwide.

For Those Exploring Entrepreneurship 

We will have free online Q&A sessions, focused on developing your ideas into a legal business entity.  Learn more at our EVENTS page or follow along in the newsletter.

To join, members must:​​

  • Be entrepreneurs ages 40+

  • Own a legal business entity or be active in entrepreneurship

  • Be recommended by a CAE member

All are welcome from for-profit, non-profit, and social venture organizations.  Learn more on our Membership page.

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Meet The Team

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Rick Terrien
Co-Founder &
Executive Director

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Executive Director, Center for Ageless Entrepreneurs.  Lifelong entrepreneur, innovator, and change maker.  

Ageless Startup

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John Golden
Co-Founder &
Board Secretary Treasurer

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JD., Director of the Sustainable Enterprise Accelerator and Assistant Professor,  College of Business at Slippery Rock University

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Laurie Barkman
Board Chair

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CEO/Founder.  SmallDotBig LLC.  Value creation and business transition advisor.  M&A intermediary.

SmallDotBig

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Cameron Tousi
Board Vice President

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Mary Cronin
Board Member

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 Ph.D.  Research Professor at Boston College, Carroll School of Management and Founder and President of 4Q Catalyst,  a focus on business transformation, social impact, the future of work, and entrepreneurship.

 Boston College

Founder and Managing Partner.  IP Law Leaders, PLLC, focused in representing technology and growth oriented clients.

IP Law Leaders