Meet the CEL Staff

Tom Ulbrich
Assistant Dean/Executive Director

Tom provides strategic oversight of the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL) and works to advance the center's mission of invigorating the Western New York economy and community through entrepreneurial development. View profile.

Alex Cleary Pelc
Senior Program Coordinator

Alex manages the Allstate Minority and Women Emerging Entrepreneurs program for early stage minority and woman owned businesses in the community. She also coordinates student entrepreneurship initiatives through the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars and the School of Management, including administration of the Panasci Technology Entrepreneurship Competition. 

Erin McGee
Managing Director


Erin's primary responsibility is establishing business relationships in the community. She serves as the liaison between the CEL and prospective participants who are interested in the CEL programs.

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Jenna Roessler
Marketing and Customer Experience Coordinator

Jenna’s primary responsibility is managing and executing CEL’s marketing and communications. She leads the operations of the CEL Alumni Association and is responsible for fostering customer loyalty through the customer experience.

Chelsea Reinhardt
Operations and Administrative Coordinator

Chelsea’s primary responsibility is to oversee logistical aspects of the CEL programs.  She provides administrative support to the assistant dean/executive director and is responsible for general management of the office.