Margo Akins

Margo Akins

Institute Coordinator and Secretary to Chief Entrepreneurship Officer


Room:OW 131

Margo Akins is the Institute Coordinator and Secretary to Chief Entrepreneurship Officer for the Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute. Margo has been with the university since September 2000. Advancing in her roles over the years from Office Coordinator in Central Mailing, to Secretary of the School of Nursing, then Administrative Coordinator for the Department of Marketing and Management, on to Program Coordinator in the nationally ranked Entrepreneurship Center and finally into her current position. Moving through the university in varying roles has given Margo a wide skill set and great knowledge of the university’s policies and procedures.

Margo is certified in Simplexity Applied Creativity levels I (Personal Integration), II (Team Integration), and III (Organizational Integration). She also served 2 years on the university’s staff council. She won the 2015 Miller College of Business Dean’s Outstanding Staff Award. Margo enjoys running mini-marathons, cycling, strength training, and traveling.

Her mission is to give, model, and facilitate encouragement and acceptance in a non-judgmental way within her family, work, and people she encounters.