Office Hours

Office Hours

Whether you have an idea in mind or want to learn more about entrepreneurship, Office Hours at The Garage are an ideal way for curious Northwestern students to get involved with the startup community or get help to push a venture forward.

Office Hours are provided by The Garage Entrepreneurs-in-Residence, The Garage staff, vetted professional service providers, and visiting experts in a wide array of topics and are open to Northwestern students, faculty, and staff.


Weekly Office Hours with Garage Staff + EIRs + Mentors:

Melissa Kaufman, Executive Director,  Schedule via Calendly

Billy Banks, Associate Director,  Schedule via Calendly

Suzanne Cohodes, Mentor,  Schedule via Calendly

Rich Box, Mentor, Email

Brad Falkof, Mentor, Email

Hayes Ferguson, Entrepreneur-in-Residence,  Schedule via Calendly

Tom Hayden, Entrepreneur-in-Residence,  Schedule via Calendly

Steve Hole, Mentor,  Schedule via Calendly

Lilia Kogan, Mentor, Email

Neal Sales-Griffin, Mentor, Schedule via Calendly

Mike Saunders, Entrepreneur-in-Residence,  Schedule via Calendly

Chris Steiner, Entrepreneur-in-Residence,  Schedule via Calendly

John Thode, Mentor, Email

Office Hours with Visiting Experts:

IP/Legal Questions w. Dean Pelletier of Pelletier Law, LLC, 4/25, Schedule via Calendly

Accounting + Tax Advice w. CPA Rob Pasquesi, 5/8, Schedule via Calendly

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