Lawrence Chavez is the guest speaker for the Verge Fund Speaker Series, which is an ongoing partnership between New Mexico Tech and the Verge Fund. Chavez is an investor and Venture Partner in Flywheel Ventures. In 2010 he took on his current position at Lotus Leaf after several years as an entrepreneur and manager. His company makes hydrophyllic and hydrophobic coatings for industry. Lawrence sits on several company and non-profit boards. He earned his M.B.A. in Marketing, International Business from Texas A&M University and B.A. in Accountancy from New Mexico State University. 11 a.m. in MSEC 105.