Power Panel Contacts from June 26
LAST UPDATED: 6/26 2023
Creative Friends – Thank you for attending the inaugural Creative Business Power Panel on June 26, 2023. We will continue to enhance this page with more information (videos, resource links) in coming weeks, so make sure to bookmark it or save it. We hope this will be a great resource for your creative business.
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RB Wealth Partners
Rob Backarach is a financial planner with a heart for creatives. He has artists in his family and was a founding member of the H.U.G. grant selection committee and now serves as Charlotte Is Creative’s Board of Directors, Treasurer.
KAREN SCHULLER BOARDMAN
A partner at Alignment Legal – Karen Schuller Boardman’s newly formed Legal Firm that provides proactive, strategic and client-centered legal services. She’s an expert on business entity formation, contract drafting, trademarks and copyright.
Tenant Representation at JLL
Jamie Boast is the QC as Executive Vice President Brokerage, Tenant Representation at JLL. She is passionate about helping clients solve complex business issues by using real estate as an enabler to ignite culture, growth and recruiting/retention efforts.
The Enola Group
Terri Brown is the Finance Director, The Enola Group, and specializes in forming business entities, strategic planning, creating business plans, financial management, developing and managing budgets, operations, bookkeeping, fundraising, taxes and much more. She comes from a family of creatives and enjoys working with artists in building infrastructure and sustainable solutions.
Tax Pro/Artist, Founder
Hannah Cole is Tax Pro and Founder of Sunlight Tax. She loves bringing her tax skills to the aid of the creative world and has spent 22 years making pottery. We hear that mud is one of her favorite things. Apparently, she’s never met a potter she didn’t like.
Star Insurance Group
Shonna Splain is a Commercial Insurance Specialist and Founder of Star Insurance Group – named after her foster fail, Star. Shonna has volunteered as a foster through the Boston Terrier Rescue of NC for 10 years and she has just recently adopted Rosie from CMPD Animal Control.