Program Instructor: Andrew H. Potter, Director of University Experiential Learning
Andrew is the Director of the Office of University Experiential Learning at the University of Georgia. He is responsible for identifying and developing innovative ways to advance experiential learning, which includes further integrating experiential learning within the academic curriculum, fostering collaboration between academic units in various schools and colleges, and developing new work-linked experiential learning opportunities for students with community and industry partners . A former product/program development and innovation executive with a track record of value creation at all stages of an organization’s lifespan, he brings experience supporting private equity mergers, turn-arounds, and exits to foster innovation, entrepreneurship, and business development/strategy.
Amy Sweet, SIFP Program & Business Development Coordinator
Amy Sweet joined the Experiential Learning Team in 2021. She is working to develop and manage the Student Industry Fellows Program. Amy works on marketing and promotion, program enrollment, and event planning while supporting outreach and development with industry, nonprofit, and government sector partners.
Amy is an Atlanta native and received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Georgia in History and German. She has worked in politics in Washington, D.C. and southern California. Amy also worked in New York City as the Director of the Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs, where she designed and managed a graduate-level internship program, developing relationships with private and public sector partners to secure internships for program participants and provided leadership training to complement Fellows’ skill development. She later worked at a national marketing association managing seminar product strategy, content, and implementation. Moving back to Atlanta in 2002, Amy provided training and leadership development to the AmeriCorps schools program at Hands On Atlanta. She returned to the University of Georgia in Fall 2020 to obtain a Master of Public Administration specializing in higher education administration.
2021 Visiting Instructors and Faculty
Co-Instructor: Dr. Donald Chambers, Lecturer and Associate Director, Entrepreneurship Program
Don serves as the Associate Director of Entrepreneurship at the University of Georgia where he teaches classes on entrepreneurship and design thinking while supporting and coaching student’s innovation ideas. A former industry executive with CFO and COO roles in several firms, he brings thirty years of broad accounting, finance and operations experience to the Student Industry Fellows Program including significant exposure to at least a dozen industries including startups and small to medium enterprises . During his career, Don has been responsible for client collaboration with major international and domestic firms such as Invacare, Caterpillar, Sprint PCS, United Rentals and Cummins Power Group and recently was part of a working group designing a renewable energy project with a large MNC. Don earned his Doctorate from Case Western Reserve University with his dissertation covering cultural impacts on entrepreneurial orientation. He also has a MBA from the University of Georgia and BBA in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
Supported by The Delta Air Lines Foundation