The Northeast Indiana Innovation Center in Fort Wayne has appointed Gary Fry business coach. He will lead the NIIC Student Venture Lab Program and advance The NIIC’s entrepreneurial education initiatives. Fry will also provide coaching support to the Women’s Economic Opportunity Center clients. The NIIC SVL is designed to assist high school and college students to launch their businesses and provides the business support services necessary to do so. The program focuses on the four entrepreneurial success pillars essential to the development, growth and success of innovative ventures. These pillars include access to capital, talent, place making and connectivity to key resources on the NIIC campus and in the region. The WEOC Program is an official U.S. Small Business Administration Women’s Business Center and strategically located on The NIIC campus. It serves entrepreneurial women, immigrants and the under served in the Northeast Indiana region that desire to launch and grow their businesses.