Entrepreneur Exchange

Hosted ByJeff Neuville & Gary Muller

A lively conversation between small business owners, entrepreneurs, and business experts sharing tools and tips to assist new businesses get up and running and existing small business grow and prosper in this challenging economy.

The Entrepreneur Exchange is a lively conversation between small business owners, entrepreneurs, and business experts sharing tools and tips to assist new businesses get up and running and existing small business grow and prosper in this challenging economy. Topics include small business funding issues, economical ways to market and promote your business, and resources available to entrepreneurs. And more!

 

Your Hosts

Jeff Neuville is Director of the Small Business Center at Catawba Valley Community College in Hickory, NC, where he works with entrepreneurs and small business owners to assist them in starting and growing businesses.  Jeff spent most of his business career as an Executive with a mid-sized North Carolina apparel manufacturing company before starting his own business to assist companies develop profitability improvement strategies.  In addition to his work with start-ups and small businesses, Jeff is a dedicated fan of his beloved North Carolina Tar Heels, particularly during basketball season.  Connect to Jeff on LinkedIn or on Twitter @jeffneuville.

Gary Muller is the Dean of the School of Workforce Development and the Arts at Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC). He has his BA and MBA from Wake Forest University and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is also the co-owner of two businesses. The businesses focus on real estate development and investment management. He has over 20 years of business experience in public accounting, franchising of specialty retail snack food shops and manufacturing. The last 12 years have been spent in education at CVCC. Gary is also the SkillsUSA Co-Director for the Challenger and CVCC Chapter. Of course, everyone knows Gary is a diehard Wake Forest Deacon Deacon fan and he bleeds black and gold!!


All Episodes

Entrepreneur Exchange: Securing a Business Loan

Do’s & Don’ts in Securing Small Business Loans

Entrepreneur Exchange: Hiring Your First Employee

Guest Sarah Jenkins of Paychex talks about the steps to hiring your first employee.

Entrepreneur Exchange: Business Lessons from the Movies 2015

The 2015 Business Lessons from the Movies podcast spectacular!

Entrepreneur Exchange: Expanding Your Business

Jennie Zehmer, founder of Here2Home, discusses business expansion.

Entrepreneur Exchange: To Franchise or Not to Franchise…

Chicken sandwiches & the pros and cons of franchising.

Entrepreneur Exchange: Price it for Profit!

Sherre’ DeMao with SLD Unlimited Biz Growth Inc. discusses pricing strategies for small businesses.

Entrepreneur Exchange: Power of Networking

Guest Karen Tonks discusses the power of networking.

Entrepreneur Exchange: Creating a Supportive Ecosystem

Can community colleges create an ecosystem to support entrepreneurship and local...

Entrepreneur Exchange: Local Government Dos & Don’ts

Guest Tanya Wade discusses local government support of entrepreneurship.

Entrepreneur Exchange: The World of Crowdfunding

Guest Ruben Gonzalez discusses Crowdfunding.