Panel: Making the Most of Free Professional Resources at the DEC

Please join us Thursday, September 8th from 11:00AM-noon.

Program: Have you seen the posts for free 1-on-1 advisory services at the DEC and wondered if they are really free and what kind of information you can obtain? Now is your chance to get the full scoop.  Come meet all of our professional advisors as they sit on a panel and discuss the many ways they have helped small businesses grow throughout their years of serving the Dublin Entrepreneurial Center community. You can also get a clear understanding of the how your business can benefit from working with them during their 1-on-1 office hours. The panel of experts will be facilitated by Mike Bowers, Director of the Ohio SBDC.

Panel: 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. 

Michael Bowers, is a business advisor and Director of the Ohio Small Business Development Center at Columbus State. 


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 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.


Sequent¬†is here to help the small business extend HR to their organization. It’s hard to be an expert in everything as a small business.¬† Why not leverage the assets of the subject matter experts of Sequent in a broad range of disciplines such as; compensation, benefits and HR best practices that otherwise would be cost prohibitive?

Tyler Abrams is a business strategist and advisor in the field of Human Capital Management.  


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. 

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


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