John C. Weiss III, M.B.A.
Executive-in-Residence for Finance
Department of Finance and Economics
Office: Business Center 543
- M.B.A., Loyola University Maryland
- Certificate, Leadership Maryland
- Certificate, GBC LEADERship Program
- Graduate Certificate, American Institute of Banking
- Graduate Certificate, Harvard University
- B.S., Towson University
Mr. Weiss is a Senior Lecturer with deep experience the venture capital industry and passion for social entrepreneurship. He has founded and/or co-founded several organizations and businesses, served in their leadership positions and successfully lead one through an oversubscribed public stock offering and listing on the NASDAQ. During the '80s and 90s Weiss also raised and managed in excess of $125 million for several venture capital funds, growth businesses and non-profit organizations. He serves on local boards including the University System of Maryland Foundation, the Engineering Society of Baltimore (past Chairman), the BioTechnical Institute of Maryland (Chairman), Baltimore City College Scholarship Funds, Inc. (Vice Chair), mayoral appointee to the Baltimore Public Markets Corp/Lexington Market, the University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation (Secretary) and gubernatorial appointee to the Board of Trustees of the Baltimore City Community College.
Entrepreneurship, finance, venture capital, design strategy, nonprofits and social enterprise.
Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research
Weiss, John C(Principal), "Ratcliffe Entrepreneur Fellows" Sponsored by Ratcliffe Foundation, The University of Baltimore, $504000. (2018 - 2023).