October’s Meetup was a big one. For the past year, the Center for Creative Economy has been going through a brand redesign. As we look to the future, we decided on new names, and designs to update and refresh the CCE look.
Our August Meetup was all about mentorship. We had a panel discussion to start a conversation around the importance of having a mentor and how to maintain a good mentor-mentee relationship.
JEFF WOLFE AND LYLE GRAVATT, ATTORNEYS AT FORREST FIRM, LEAD OUR MAY SWERVE MEETUP TO DISCUSS HOW CREATIVE BUSINESSES CAN PROTECT THEIR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY THROUGH THE USE OF CONTRACTS AND SETTING UP THE BEST LEGAL STRUCTURE FOR THEIR BUSINESSES.
Our April Meetup was led by Sunny Su, Founder and Chief Innovation Officer of Paradigm Innovation. Sunny talked about letting go of assumptions around our customers and product and using creative design to innovate while being intentional and systematic.
At this month’s Meetup, Jason Drass, Co-Founder of Bull & Beard, spoke on a different email marketing strategy: creating new relationships through cold, unsolicited direct emails.
D’Andre is a CPA and the founder of Starnes & Co. LLC, a creative financial consulting firm in the Winston-Salem area. Additionally, he and his wife, Maliquea, run an event space called Muse at the Mill. He is an expert in bookkeeping, taxes, and financial planning and holds a full-time position as a Senior Financial Analyst at Reynolds American.