BASE - Coastal Carolina University
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Business Advisers Sharing Experience 

The Business Advisers Sharing Experience (B.A.S.E.) program bridges theory to practice by connecting business leaders with business students. The program seeks to:

  • Engage executives and entrepreneurs to provide real-world expertise to business students.
  • Advise and coach undergraduate and graduate business students.
  • Expand community involvement with businesses and other organizations - locally, regionally, and nationally. 

Why Get Involved With The Wall College? 

 The B.A.S.E. program is a unique opportunity at Coastal Carolina University for members to:

  • Give back: share your expertise and experience to impact business students. 
  • Provide students a broader understanding of specific industries (e.g., consumer goods, financial services, health care, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, and technology).
  • Provide students a broader understanding of functional responsibilities in business accounting, finance, management, marketing, and operations.
  • Share insight into difficult challenges and/or opportunities that you faced in your career (e.g., leadership, strategy, competitors, staffing, resources, governance).
  • Be recognized and stay updated on Wall College events such as national guest speakers or social events.
  • Network with other successful executives and entrepreneurs and learn about other industry best practices. 
Contact Information

Contact or 843-349-2755 for more information. 

David Fink  
Senior Lecturer/Executive in Residence/BASE Program Executive   
119 Chanticleer Drive East  
Conway, SC  29527

Michael Dowd  
Lecturer/BASE Program Executive 
119 Chanticleer Drive East  
Conway, SC  29527

 B.A.S.E. Member Profile 

Executive/entrepreneur advisers can be working, semi-retired, or retired executives or successful business owners who meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Track record of increasing responsibility and success in a specific industry or history of entrepreneurial success.
  • Previous mentoring experience and/or willingness to assist students and faculty.
  • Availablity during the academic school year.