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Oklahoma State University

Doctoral Student Fellows

Many people in Lincoln’s stage of life are thinking of retiring and contemplating ways to check off remaining items from their bucket list. Following a twenty two year career as an engineer, Lincoln founded and operated a number of ventures. He is currently a first year PhD student in Entrepreneurship at Oklahoma State.

Jonathon Button is currently a first-year PhD student in the School of Entrepreneurship. Jonathon attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa where he received his BA in Management in 2009. Jonathon also earned his Masters in Entrepreneurship in 2013 while starting his own social venture in Central America.

Paul Sanchez is currently a Ph.D. student at Oklahoma State University, studying entrepreneurship. Before attending OSU, Paul earned a B.A. in law with an emphasis in corporate law, and an MBA with specialization in finance from Tec de Monterrey in Mexico. He later earned a M.S. in entrepreneurship from OSU.

Steve Trost serves as the Institute's Associate Director.  He received his B.Sc. in civil engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in civil engineering from Oklahoma State University. He has owned and operated a research and development business for 17+ years and is an accomplished inventor...