The Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Fresno State presents the final session of the Pay It Forward luncheons, featuring keynote speakers Mike O’Brien, chief executive officer of Mingle, LLC, and Darik Volpa, founder and chief executive officer of Rehearsal VRP, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, in the Satellite Student Union.

O’Brien has been an entrepreneur for 22 years, and founded Mingle, LLC in 2005. Volpa has worked in healthcare since 1994 beginning with Stryker Corporation, where for 10 years he worked in sales and marketing before leaving and launching “” The Pay It Forward series brings business leaders and alumni together with Fresno State students to engage in dialogue, explore issues in depth and network.

The event is free and open to the public, however registration is required. Space is limited. INFO: To register or for more information, visit


University Communications news intern Easton Kerby contributed to this report.