The Strome Entrepreneurial Center (SEC) is a key regional resource and collaborator open to all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members promoting innovation and entrepreneurship. We offer individual advising for those wanting to start a business venture. Growth and scaling assistance is available to businesses looking to expand. Let us help you move forward! The SEC was founded from a generous gift by ODU alumni Mark and Tammy Strome, and is part of the ODU Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (IIE).