Mentor List

Zev Siegl

Job Title: Consultant and Presenter
Company: Zev Siegl Consulting
Industry: Entrepreneurship, New Ventures
Mentor Since: Fall 2012
Will Mentor: Graduate Students

Job Description

Coach and advisor to start-up companies; also an international keynote speaker on issues relating to entrepreneurship.

Company Description

Zev Siegl Consulting serves small business enterprises regarding funding for growth needs, financial forecasting, planning, and private equity offerings.

Employment History

Co-Founder of Starbucks Coffee Company, Founder of Quartermaine Coffee Roasters, Center Director for The Small Business Development Center. See resume posted at


BA, History, University of Washington
Life experience as founder of five businesses
Broad perspective provided by 500+ advising clients

Mentoring Objectives & Scope

Exploration of personal capabilities and weaknesses. Support for offsetting of personal weaknesses. Exploration of student's concept for a new venture. Support for further development of the new venture concept.

When and where do you hold meetings with your students?

On campus or near campus.

Additional Information

I was a Co-Founder of Starbucks Coffee Company and Founder of several lesser-known companies.