A curious learner, a superfan, a bartender and a business leader all walk into a bar. The four have been fast friends, because they’ve all enjoyed the common thread of connecting ideas and people together. Jay Sparks ’99 knows all of them, because he’s been all of them.
The Fishman Center for Entrepreneurship’s annual Student Entrepreneur Showcase pitch competition has continually had strong representation from the St. Louis location. From Erika Thomas’ perspective, there’s one man who deserves – but will never seek – the credit.