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Meet the Expert

Meet the Expert is an opportunity for one-on-one help to launch or grow your business. On the third Monday of every month from 8:00AM to 10:00AM the Hill provides hands-on assistance from trained, experienced business specialists. Guest experts will provide insight, advice and resource support for all stages from startup to scale. Each month will feature our core experts, plus guest experts in targeted industries (see monthly schedule below).

Get connected to essential, accurate and relevant information that will help you make that next step forward.

2018 industry themes by month:
January – Tech and App Development
February & August- Food and Beverage
March & September – Medical and Life Science
April & October- Startup Support
May & November – Social Enterprise
June – Opening a Brick and Mortar

***Please note: Meet the Expert does not occur in July & December

Monthly Core Experts 
Marketing Strategies | Lisa Zufall – Birch Solutions
Starting a Small Business | Maribel Reigstad- SBA
Funding & Finance | Bryan Boldt – Bank Cherokee
Intellectual Property | Phil Goldman – LegalCORPS
Market Analysis & Industry Statistics | Jessica Huffman – James J. Hill Center

Industry specific experts vary month to month. Monthly returning experts will focus on industry specifics but can also review other questions if needed. Check the event calendar to RSVP and get updates on confirmed experts.

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Patrons with accessibility needs please access our ground floor elevator entrance via Kellogg Ave at the back of the building. Please ring the doorbell on the right hand side of door and a Hill staff member will assist you. If you have questions or concerns please call 651.265.5500. We look forward to having you visit.

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