Meet the Pioneer Launch Lab Coordinator
Brock Waterman is the Coordinator of the Pioneer Launch lab, which is a venture on the UW-Platteville campus that helps current and recent students launch their own businesses by offering consulting, networking, and funding opportunities.
Brock graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He had a finance emphasis and Spanish minor and was a Gilman Scholar. He also holds two degrees from Southwest Wisconsin Technical College in Computer Information Systems, which are the Programmer Analyst and Microcomputer Specialist degrees.
Brock owns Fundunity LLC, which specializes in business and marketing consulting, website design, hosting, search engine optimization, and social media work. He comes from a family of entrepreneurs and his parents own Lumber Land LLC, which is a farm equipment repair business specializing in chopper box repair located near Boscobel, Wis.
In the past, he worked as a Senior Programmer/Analyst with Lands' End, Financial Institution Specialist with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Futures and Options Market Specialist with efutures.com, and SCUBA diving instructor in the Caribbean and Thailand. He has been the Wisconsin State President for the Business Professionals of America and CEO of the Pioneer Investment Club and has a Series 3 license. He is on the board of directors of both the UW-Platteville Foundation and the Platteville Main Street program. Brock enjoys travel and has traveled within the United States as well as to 30 countries including areas like, Central and South America, Europe, Asia and the Pacific. He spent almost 3 cumulative years on the road during a mid-20s "retirement."