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University of Nebraska–Lincoln


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Joe Petsick

Executive in Residence and Assistant Professor of Practice in Management
HLH 301
P.O. Box 880491
Lincoln, NE 68588-0491
(402) 472-9500
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Areas of Expertise
  • Startups
  • Venture Capital
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Growth
  • Online Marketplaces
CliftonStrengths ®
  • Restorative
  • Achiever
  • Strategic
  • Learner
  • Individualization

Petsick earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and finance from the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. He co-founded Proxibid, Inc. and served as a board member for the Center for Entrepreneurship in the College of Business. He brings to his position more than 20 years of experience driving successful entrepreneurial and innovative endeavors.
He received several awards, including the Startup Executive Award and Business Excellence Award from the College of Business in 2014 and 2011, respectively. He was also a Midlands Business Journal 40 Under 40 Recipient in 2008.


  • Startup Executive Award, University of Nebraska College of Business, 2014
  • Business Excellence Award, University of Nebraska College of Business, 2011
  • 40 Under 40 Recipient, Midlands Business Journal, 2008