Deborah Stroman is an entrepreneur and enthusiastic educator at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a Sport Business professor (Kenan-Flagler Business School, College of Arts & Science Entrepreneurship Minor, and liaison with the Gillings School of Global Public Health) and Sport Entrepreneurship Director at the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise. She especially enjoys teaching leadership, sport marketing, finance and economics of sport, and sport entrepreneurship courses. Her research interests include leadership, entrepreneurship, and social issues in sport. Additional university service responsibilities include faculty advisor to the Carolina Sport Business Club, MBA Sports & Entertainment Club, and Sigma Alpha Lambda (a national leadership and honors organization). Her SPEIA Basketball Analytics Summit held at UNC has drawn rave reviews for the insights, networking, and innovative event planning. Dr. Stroman was awarded The Class of 1996 Award for Advising Excellence (2012-13), the General Alumni Association Harvey Beech 2013 Outstanding Faculty/Staff Award, and was most recently inducted into the university’s oldest and highest honorary society, Order of the Golden Fleece. Highly motivated to share her journey and life lessons, Dr. Stroman is a national speaker on topics such as leadership, entrepreneurship, racial equity, sport business, and personal development.