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DEC Presents: Free Professional Small Business Advice (every Thursday)

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

1 on 1 business advice

DEC Presents: Free Professional Small Business Advice (every Thursday)

• 10:00 am – 1:00 PM – Ohio SBDC of Columbus State offering small business advisory services (on the 2nd and 3rd Thursdays only)
• 11:00AM – 1:00PM – Marketing, Advertising and Design 1-on-1 with Dot The I Creative
• 11:00AM – 1:00PM – Accounting 1-on-1 with Rea & Associates
• 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM – Startup/Scaleup 1-on-1 with Representatives from Rev1 Ventures
• 11:00AM – 1:00PM – Financial 1-on-1 with Andrew Rosenbeck, 5/3rd Bank
• 11:00AM – 1:00PM – Legal 1-on-1 with legal counsel, Carlile, Patchen & Murphy
• 11:00AM – 1:00PM – Insurance 1-on-1 with Representatives from W.E. Davis Insurance


Program: The DEC is proud to offer free 1-on-1 professional small business advice at no cost to budding entrepreneurs as part of our service to the entrepreneurial community.  Our sponsors are generous with their knowledge, talent, and skill and willing to help solve the problems of your small business.  Please visit with your questions and concerns and have a discreet 1-on-1 conversation with the advisor of your choice.

Please note:  This service is offered in different locations of the building on different weeks. It will be held on the first floor, in the welcome area, suite 190. (2nd and 3rd Thursdays of the month) and in the Metro Conference Room on the third floor (1st, 4th and 5th Thursdays of the month).


Our Advisors:

The SBDC works with entrepreneurs and small business owners seeking assistance in growing and building their businesses. They offer an integrated combination of consulting, advising and educational programming that has been developed to support the business management and technical assistance needs of the Central Ohio small business and entrepreneurial community.

Thalia Amador, is the Latino Business Adviser and an Accredited Business Planning Advisor for the Ohio Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Columbus State Community College.  In this role, Thalia provides coaching and advising to new and existing business owners to ensure the healthy growth and success of their business, coordinates trainings in Spanish for the Latino Center and provides business valuation assistance.  She is Thalia has over ten years of customer service experience with a specialty in Risk Management/Insurance for individuals and Small Businesses, holds a Property and Casualty Insurance license for the state of Ohio since 2005, is OSHA 10 Certified and an Accredited Business Planning Advisor (ABPA).


REV1 Ventures helps entrepreneurs build great companies. With the capital of a VC and the connections of an accelerator, Rev1 supports startups through the first phases of growth to increase their probability of success. Rev1’s team of experts leads an ongoing, data-driven process that ensures entrepreneurs develop products people want, and companies people need. Rev1 was named the Most Active VC in Ohio in 2016 by CB Insights.

Startup Advisors: Kristy Campbell, Greg Pugh, Mike McCann, Matt Veryser,  and Michael Kindred-Pratt.


5/3rd is focused on the small business and a proud Banner Sponsor of the Dublin Entrepreneurial Center. They can help in any of these areas: online banking, mobile deposits, accepting credit cards, processing your payroll, business reward credit cards, business line of credit and loans.  Fifth Third operates 15 affiliates with 1,232 full-service Banking Centers, including 106 Bank Mart locations open seven days a week inside select grocery stores and 2,213 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Georgia, North Carolina and Missouri.

Andrew Rosenbeck is an Assistant Vice President of Fifth Third Bank and has over 11-years of banking experience.  He is currently the Financial Center Manager at the 5/3 Bank, Frantz Rd. location. He specializes in helping small business owners and assists in servicing their banking needs.  Andy lives in Dublin and is active in the Dublin Community and is a member of the Dublin Chamber.


W.E. Davis is a family run insurance agency based here in Columbus Ohio. They specialize in helping connect your business with the right coverage and have helped many local businesses, both big and small, with risk aversion, reviewing policies, employee benefits, and more.

Insurance Consultants: Nick Koetz and Mark Willis


Carlile, Patchen & Murphy takes pride in providing a full range of legal services. They are here  to help you in the following areas: entity structure and taxation, raising capital through equity or debt, protection of intellectual property and trade secrets, employment issues, dealing with independent contractors, licensing agreement, collaborative arrangements, government regulation, general legal issues, estate planning, mergers and acquisitions, litigation and even family law.

Carlile Patchen & Murphy has served Ohio businesses and the people who own and operate them since 1967.

Legal Consultants: Michael Smith, Jack Butler, Jordan Butler, Brent Rosenthal, Geoff Kunkler and Alicia Shaw.


Rea & Associates, Inc., accountants and business consultants, is an Ohio public accounting firm with more than 200 dedicated professionals who provide clients with a complete range of accounting services and professional business counsel. Rea has an extensive history that dates back to 1938. Much of its success stems from the firm’s values, which are outlined in The Rea Way.


Location: The Dublin Entrepreneurial Center is located at 565 Metro Place South, Dublin, Ohio 43017. For more information visit our website or even better join the conversation on twitter,facebook, or LinkedIn.


March 7
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Dublin Entreprenuerial Center (DEC)
565 Metro Place SouthSuite 190
Dublin, OH 43017 United States
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