• Client Spotlight

    Planning for the Next 100 Years

    JIM WHOLEY - Co-Owner

    Robert Wholey & Company

    There is always something new to learn, even if your family business has been around for 100 years. Fortunately, Jim Wholey had the IEE to rely on when it came time to focus on Robert Wholey & Company’s retail operations and sell the wholesale part of the business.

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  • 2016 Annual Highlights

    The Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence (IEE), part of the University of Pittsburgh’s Innovation Institute, has served businesses throughout Western Pennsylvania for over 20 years. Offering a dynamic mix of consulting, education, and networking opportunities, the IEE strives to be an innovative leader in economic development in the region.




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