cobraventure sponsors

Thank you to the phenomenal local businesses and individuals supporting the next generation of entrepreneurs through CobraVenture. Your generous support provides life-changing experiences for Parkland's best and brightest students. Interested in becoming a sponsor? Email Marc Changnon ( to get started!


Murray Wise Associates

Murray Wise Associates is the leading expert in land, auction, and agribusiness related transactions. They provide a complete range of services for the acquisition, management, and disposition of land and agriculture investments. Through land auctions, providing real estate and farm management services for individual clients, and finding capital for growing companies, Murray Wise Associates is an integral part of the entire agriculture supply chain.

Busey Bank


With more than 150 years of strength and service, Busey Bank is as committed to serving Champaign today as they were when founded in 1868. Busey provides an array of services across Illinois, Missouri, Indianapolis, and southwest Florida, including personal banking, commercial lending, mortgage, wealth management solutions, and more.

Clanin Marketing

Clanin Marketing

Since 2018, Clanin Marketing has been helping businesses strengthen their brand, streamline marketing efforts, and develop strategies to reach their goals. They have become a go-to firm for graphic design, branding, web design, search engine marketing/optimization, social media, digital marketing, public relations, and more for businesses in Champaign and across the midwest. 

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For more than 100 years, Gies Business has designed its innovative programs, leading-edge curriculum, and experiential learning opportunities to empower and prepare students to turn big ideas into meaningful actions. As one of the top 10 public business schools in the nation, their faculty and staff guide students to think beyond the possible and find new ways to make a difference.

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It's A Wrap Automotive is the leading vinyl graphics company serving Central Illinois since 2018. They offer vinyl wraps and graphics, commercial signage, decals, auto detailing, graphic design, ceramic coating, paint protection film, window tinting, and much more. The founders and employees at It’s a Wrap are automotive enthusiasts with a passion for what they do, treating every single vehicle that comes through their doors as if it were their own.

ShawLuxe Premier Renovations

Proudly serving the Central Illinois area for 10 years, ShawLuxe Premier Renovations consists of hard workers ready to meet your home renovation needs. In addition to painting and drywall, they offer top-of-the-line flooring, tile, interior design, and remodeling options for your home. From your free estimate and color consultation to getting the job done and doing a final walk through with owner Brett Shaw, they promise you a great and friendly experience.

Mark and Tammy Kesler

Past and present instructors at Parkland College who are excited to give back to the Parkland community.