Trevor Huffmaster

Director, MSU Blackstone Launchpad

Executive Director, Blackstone Launchpad, Montana State University

Trevor was on the founding team of MaternOhio Management Services, a physician practice management organization, and subsequently spent 15 years in senior IT management roles with several leading healthcare organizations, including the Ohio State University Medical Center. He has a BA from Boston University and a Master of Health Administration (MHA) from The Ohio State University. In 2015, Trevor participated in both the MITx Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp at MIT and the Executive Program in Social Impact Strategy at the University of Pennsylvania.  Trevor was instrumental in creating Montana’s 406 Labs, a business accelerator and member of GAN (Global Accelerator Network). Leading 406 Labs and the Blackstone LaunchPad over the last 4 years, Trevor is grateful for the opportunity he has had mentoring and collaborating with hundreds of passionate entrepreneurs and startups in our Montana entrepreneurial ecosystem.

COVID-19 has displaced hundreds of thousands of workers. Although painful, this has opened up the opportunity for entrepreneurship to many. In this video Diane Smith, Rob Irizarry, and Trevor Huffmaster, discuss the fundamentals to consider when starting a business.