Entrepreneur Office Hours

One-on-one consulting for Philadelphian artists starting or growing businesses. By appointment only and open to the public. Discuss entrepreneurship ideas, strategies, and tactics with local professionals. In-person only at UArts, 211 S Broad St, 9th Floor. Request your appointment below.

Before scheduling, please check the Corzo Center's Business FAQ videos for answers to your questions.

Consulting topics:

  • Artistic project planning and fundraising - Matt Levy, 1st Mondays
  • Business strategy - Richard Genzer, 2nd Tuesdays
  • Business strategy - Matthew Grande, 1st Mondays
  • Content strategy - David Thomas, 2nd Wednesdays
  • Digital marketing - Nicole Hess, 2nd Thursdays
  • Food industry - Pam Rainey Lawler, 2nd Tuesdays (starting October)
  • Legal - Frank Taney, 2nd Mondays and 2nd Tuesdays
  • Marketing - Garron Gibbs, 2nd Mondays
  • Marketing for authors - Susan Raab, 2nd Wednesdays
  • Music industry - Professor Pooch, 2nd Mondays
  • Pitching and presentation skills - Judith Sachs, 2nd Mondays
  • Pricing and merchandising - Kristen Ainscoe, 2nd Wednesdays
  • Small business banking - Christopher Hansen, 2nd Thursdays
  • Social media strategy - Todd Hestand, 2nd Tuesdays
  • Taxes and bookkeeping - Christianne Kapps, 2nd Thursdays
  • Theatre industry - Justin Jain, 1st Mondays (starting October)
  • Video production - Edan Cohen, 2nd Thursdays
  • Web design and development - Mike Tedeschi, 2nd Wednesdays

Experts are available for other topics including strategy for established businesses, intellectual property, and more, click here to ask your entrepreneurship-related question.

Not sure who to meet with first? Send an email with a description of your business and question to corzocenter@uarts.edu.

Consultants' availability may vary monthly.

Cancellation and no-show policy: Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance either through the scheduler or to corzocenter@uarts.edu. Consulting sessions may be refused if the client has or exceeds three cancellations under 24 hours and/or no-shows. An appointment is considered a no-show and we reserve  the right to refuse service if the client is more than 10 minutes late.

Entrepreneur office hours is a program of the Corzo Center @ UArts. Supported by the Knight Foundation and PECO.