The Sullivan Center for Business and Entrepreneurship presents the keynote speaker for the 2018 Entrpreneurship Week: Richard Lorenzen, founder and CEO of the New York public relations firm Fifth Avenue Brands. This talk will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 27 in the Hostetter Lecture Room (209) of Stratton Hall. Admission is free, and all are welcome to attend.
Richard Lorenzen is an American entrepreneur, investor and speaker who is regularly cited as one of the most influential millennial entrepreneurs in America. His firm Fifth Avenue Brands focuses on media relations serving the tech, finance and policy spaces.
LinkedIn named Lorenzen one of the top millennial influencers of 2016; Entrepreneur Magazine ranked him one of the top 50 people in digital marketing; and Inc. Magazine ranked him one of the top eight entrepreneurs on Twitter. Richard is regularly featured by Forbes, Fox News, Business Insider and Inc. Magazine and is a contributor to Huffington Post and Entrepreneur Magazine.
In 2016, Richard released his book, Surge: Supercharge Your Life, Business & Legacy, aimed at teaching business and personal development principles to entrepreneurs.
Richard is a member of the Young Entrepreneur Council, the Concordia Summit and sits on the board of Friends of the Children New York, a non-profit focused on breaking the cycle of generational poverty among New York's highest-risk youth.