Introducing Martin McCurry as a Mentor for the Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Program

The Master of Science in Entrepreneurship is Foster’s new 12-month degree that embodies the startup process — from ideation and formation to execution and scale. It blends the best of business school education, practical content, world-class Seattle connections, and time in the program for students to get their startup off the ground. Our goal for students: turn that spark into reality.

Martin McCurry
President, McCurry Investments, Inc.
B.A., Accounting, University of Washington

I mentor student entrepreneurs because I get to learn about some interesting businesses; and, relate my experience and approach to those businesses, if applicable.

As a mentor, I excel at…

Work-life balance, finance, and accounting.

Don’t ask me about…

ESOPs.

The one thing people should know about me is…

Family first.

My favorite entrepreneurial book, blog, podcast is…

The Four Pillars of Investing.

When I have free time, I…

Play golf or tennis.

I manage everyday stress by…

Working out, and reading.

If I’m going out to dinner, I’ll generally order…

A variety.

As a kid, I was fascinated by…

Science fiction, and sports.

As an adult, I’m fascinated by…

Travel, family relationships, business and investing, and politics.

The person I admire most is…

George Washington.

I describe myself as…

An honest and lucky person.

My motto/tagline is…

Hard work, Intelligence, and Teamwork (HIT).