Wise and Shine Monthly Program

Wise and Shine is UGA SBDC at KSU's popular and innovative monthly program designed specifically for small business owners to share experiences, learn from each other, and network.

Date: 4th Wednesday of every month
Time: 7:45a.m. - 9:30a.m.
Location: KSU Center, Room 401, 3333 Busbee Drive Kennesaw, GA

The program’s goal is to help business owners avoid the hazards that come with running a business. Attendees are encouraged to share a challenge that, with more wisdom, could have been averted or handled far better.

Attendees are requested to submit a business challenge during the registration process or give to the KSU SBDC moderator at start of every Wise and Shine discussion.

Wise and Shine will be held on the fourth Wednesday of each month

Gina Conway, Business Performance Advisor
gina.conway@insperity.com or 404-434-0607

Coffee, muffins and danishes starting at 7:45am. Program begins promptly at 8:00am.

This is a free program. All you have to do is register. Space is limited.

Moderator: Andy Fried, KSU SBDC Business Consultant has over twenty-five years’ experience in the financial, retail and real estate sectors. He was awarded Consultant of the Year for the Georgia SBDC Network in 2012 and the Flewellen Award for Consulting Excellence in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

He began his career as a CPA with Laventhol and Horwath in New York. In 1984, Mr. Fried became owner and President of a retail business with locations throughout the New York tri-state area. Andy sold his retail interests and moved to Atlanta where he became an owner, manager and agent of commercial real estate properties. Mr. Fried holds a Georgia real estate license, B.A. in Economics, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, NY and M.B.A. in Accounting, University of Rochester, NY.