One on One

Our One-on-one Consultations are typically 30 minutes long and can be done in-person at the Arnold Innovation Center or on the phone. They are casual and friendly, but often have transformative impact as our team helps you navigate resources and overcome barriers in your business.

Step one

Make sure you’ve filled out the Onboarding form

Step two

That’s it! You’re all set to schedule your one-on-one

Jeff Standridge, Managing Director

Jeff is your choice for consulting on general business, specializing in financials, venture capital, growth strategies, leadership, and M&A

Grace Rains, Executive Director

Grace provides general consulting from getting a business started to growing an existing business, specializing in growth strategies, access to capital, marketing, business development, and team development

Mallory Watson, Marketing & Outreach Manager

Mallory, specializing in marketing, outreach, graphic design, and event planning, can help small business owners amplify their brand’s success and creativity

Drew | runs multiple businesses

Drew, a lifelong entrepreneur, serves as a great resource for assistance with business strategy, process improvement, marketing, and leadership

Jimmy | networking guru

Jimmy is a pro at helping business owners network, finding business resources, identifying branding, and also serves as a general business consultant

Beau | legal expert

Beau is your legal guru, with his consultations consisting of general advisement on estate planning, probate, civil litigation, corporate/transactional law, and general property practice

Lori | amazing at everything

Lori calls herself a “professional networker” in the Conway area, as she has connected through her experience in multiple career fields. She can assist entrepreneurs with marketing, sales, financing, networking, and mentorship

Jakob | marketing genius

Jakob’s 20-year marketing career suits him well to assist individuals with marketing strategy, ideal customer profile development, unique value proposition development, and offer creation

Ron | builds businesses

Ron is the entrepreneurial maestro, orchestrating success through executive coaching, Lean Canvas Development, startup guidance, and global know-how

Michelle | all about finances

Michelle, your financial compass, expertly navigating taxes, financing, entity selection, and Quickbooks, with over two decades of CPA experience

Tim | government contracting

Navigate Government Contracting with Tim, an expert in Small Business Certification and SAM registration, showcasing a remarkable career in the USAF with key Arkansas positions

Kenny | leadership, sales & finance

Kenny can help elevate your leadership skills and financial well-being, offering expert guidance in Leadership Development, Financial Planning, Sales, and Personal Finance, cultivated through a rich career experience

Melanie | loans and business banking

Melanie, your financial guide, specializing in SBA & Commercial Loans, Business Banking, and Management, with 6 years of industry expertise and a strong commitment to community involvement