UofL College of Business supporting entrepreneurs during COVID-19 pandemic

UofL College of Business

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The University of Louisville College of Business is offering its expertise to help the business community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Every Friday afternoon, any entrepreneur or small business owner in the Louisville area can have a free online meeting or call with Suzanne Bergmeister, assistant director of the Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship and the COB’s entrepreneur-in-residence.

Callers must first contact her for an appointment by emailing her at [email protected]. Appointments are available 2 to 4 p.m. every Friday.

Bergmeister has worked with high-growth startups and the entrepreneur community for more than 20 years. Her background includes engineering, project management, finance, venture investing and social entrepreneurship.

In addition, the COB is working with Greater Louisville Inc. and other community partners to contribute content to a COVID-19 response website, CrisisSupportHub.org.

“The College of Business is pleased to provide relevant, state-of-the-art information and advice during this challenging time,” said Todd Mooradian, COB dean. “We are committed to serving the business community, and these are great ways to connect and support. Our talented faculty is more than willing to share their expertise and their perspectives – they’re eager to engage in helping the community get through this.”