Steven Stumbris promotes an entrepreneurial mindset and a culture of innovation in central Pennsylvania as the Director of the Bucknell University Small Business Development Center. Bucknell's center was recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration with the Small Business Development Center Excellence and Innovation Award for Pennsylvania in 2016. He initiated the Startup Lewisburg entrepreneur incubator program and founded BizPitch, a business pitch competition for student startups. Stumbris serves on the boards of the Lewisburg Downtown Partnership and the Central Pennsylvania Workforce Development Corporation; and is a community organizer for One Million Cups Susquehanna Valley, a regional program that educates, engages, and connects entrepreneurs. He holds a Master of Professional Studies in Community and Economic Development from Penn State University and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University.