Will Katz

Will Katz
  • Lecturer
  • MBA program
  • KU Small Business Development Center

Contact Info

KU SBDC office:
718 New Hampshire Street
Lawrence, KS 66044


Will Katz has been a resident of Lawrence, Kansas, since 1986. He came to Lawrence as an undergraduate at KU where he studied philosophy and Russian. He received his B.A. in 1993, and earned his KU MBA in 2001.

He brings to this position a variety of professional and management experience from companies both large and small. Katz spent 17 years at E and E Display Group, beginning in 1987 and culminating with a stint as production manager. He has also served as a leader in Fortune 50 companies: General Motors and Target.

Katz is passionate about working with small businesses to help them succeed in our community and surrounding communities and brought his eagerness to promote entrepreneurship to his former role as director of the KU Small Business Development Center. He teaches the capstone course in the full-time MBA program and serves in a consulting basis for clients through the KU SBDC as needed.


MBA, University of Kansas, 2001
B.A., University of Kansas, 1993