Our Team

Rajshree Agarwal

Rajshree Agarwal, the Rudolph P. Lamone Chair and Professor in Entrepreneurship and Strategy at the Smith School, leads the Ed Snider Center as its founding director. Learn more.

Christina Elson

Christina Elson, managing director, joined the center in 2015 to create its business strategy and operations. She has a PhD in anthropology from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. Learn more.

Stevi Calandra

Stevi Calandra, media and marketing director, joined the Ed Snider Center in 2017 and her focus is on building greater awareness of the center's research, program initiatives and events, and growing its online and social media presence. Learn more.


Marilee Dragsdahl, program developer, joined the center in 2016 to expand the Enterprise Through Literature program. Previously, she was director of education programs for the Ayn Rand Institute. Learn more.

Joyce Koo

Joyce Koo, coordinator, joined the Ed Snider Center in 2016 to assist in the execution of its business strategy. She graduated from the University of Maryland in 2014. Learn more.

Beatriz Winn

Beatriz Winn, associate director of strategic engagement, joined the Ed Snider Center in 2017 to create partnerships and growth opportunities for the center. Beatriz is a skilled facilitator and entrepreneur who enjoys working with business leaders to create market opportunities and develop solutions. Learn more.