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Startup Office Hours – Sponsored by Eide Bailly

June 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm UTC-5


Ever wanted to ask an expert about your business? Well, you’re in luck, because Startup Office Hours is back! If you have a business problem you don’t know how to solve, wish you could talk to someone who has knowledge you don’t, or if there’s some other reason you could use a chat with an entrepreneurial mentor, Startup Sioux Falls Office Hours may be right for you.

On Thursday, June 10th from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM, we are offering 25 minute time slots for entrepreneurs to chat one-on-one via Zoom with one of four Sioux Falls area business mentors.

Featured Business Mentors:

Elliott Hitt, Eide Bailly:
Elliot serves clients in industries including hospitality, retail and family-owned businesses. He provides tax knowledge to S corporations, partnerships and individuals. He also assists business and individual clients in tax planning and return preparation throughout the year and conducts tax research projects as well as communicates current tax developments to clients and staff.

Areas of Expertise

  • Business & Income Tax
  • Tax Planning
  • Investment Partnerships
  • Entity Structure

Pete Kleinjan, Tiger29:
Pete Kleinjan is the owner of Tiger29, a Search Engine Optimization company focused on helping small businesses increase their website’s exposure on the internet. Since 2009, Tiger29 has worked with countless companies on a local, regional and national scale. For more than a decade Pete has used his time and talents to transition his clients’ websites from an expense to a tool for revenue generation.

Areas of Expertise

  • On-Site SEO
  • Off-Site SEO
  • Google My Business
  • ROI Analysis

Tommy Johnson, Boyce Law:
Tommy Johnson is a corporate and trusts and estates lawyer at Boyce Law Firm. He represents companies of all sizes—from start-ups to large companies—in corporate matters, including commercial contracting, corporate transactions, corporate governance, real estate, and finance transactions.

Tommy also provides comprehensive estate and business planning services, including wills, irrevocable and revocable trust, estate and gift tax, charitable planning, and post-death administration of estates and trusts.

Tommy believes and takes pride in a “value-add” approach to representing clients, and brings a strong background in business and finance that allows him to add an additional layer of value through a transaction or case. He strives to build long-standing relationships with and become a trusted advisor for businesses, individuals, and families.

Practice Areas:

  • Administrative Law
  • Business & Transactions
  • Health Care Law
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Utilities

If you are interested in this opportunity, please fill out this brief form to express your interest.

This event is being organized by Startup Sioux Falls and the Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship. 

A special thank you to our partners at Eide Bailly for sponsoring this event!

We’d like to thank all of our sponsors for their continued support:
Tiger 29, First Premier Bank, Boyce Law Firm, First National Wealth Management, MSH Architects, Susan CPA, Eide Bailly, and Nelson Commercial Real Estate.


June 10
11:00 am - 12:30 pm UTC-5
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SD United States