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Tanya Smigocki

347-423-5008Tanya.smigocki@mail.wvu.eduBusiness and Economics Building

Vantage Ventures

Tanya Smigocki

Head of Community and Partnership


Tanya Smigocki is the Head of Community and Partnerships of Vantage Ventures. In her role, she develops and implements the strategy to build community - including entrepreneurial programming and partnerships with business mentors, institutions, and investors – that support entrepreneurs in the Mountain State.

Prior to joining Vantage Ventures, Tanya served as a senior advisor for corporate responsibility at Nasdaq. Tanya works collaboratively to build an inclusive, supportive community that retains, attracts, and supports entrepreneurs building scalable, investable companies, and whom are committed to building a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem in West Virginia.


  • M.A., Human Resources Management, Marymount University
  • B.A., Professional Writing, Wheeling University

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