How to Give a Good Pitch
ENTR Workshop with Jason Pappas
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 · Noon - 1 PM
We are continuing our Entrepreneurship Workshop series with a talk by Jason Pappas. Jason will be leading a discussion regarding the critical elements that must be contained in an effective pitch. Learn how to successfully communicate with your audience on March 27, 12 - 1PM in UC 115!
About the Event
No level of research, subject matter competence or financial analysis can make up for a very poor pitch. Just like a flight, a proper pitch needs an effective take-off and landing along with the inclusion of critical elements of a pitch that are routinely missed.
In this workshop we will discuss how to develop an effective pitch along with analyzing the critical elements that must be effectively communicated to your audience.
For most of the previous decade, Pappas was the Chief Executive Officer of EntreQuest, Inc., a high-growth sale and leadership consulting, training and staffing organization he co-founded in 2000 and subsequently sold in 2008. During this time, he was also honored by the Baltimore Business Journal in
their 2003 “Top 40 Under 40” list.
Following EntreQuest, Jason served as the Chief Operating Officer of Progressus Therapy, LLC where he led an organizational turnaround that achieved triple-digit gains in both growth and production within
six months. He went on to create a management and strategic consulting firm, Hannix Consulting, Inc., which provided interim C-Level talent and strategic advisory work for companies of all sizes. Hannix guided numerous companies of various industries through significant growth, scalability, capitalization
He is a regular business development and corporate strategy columnist for SmartCEO Magazine and Microsoft’s Partner Channel Magazine and has had articles in the Baltimore Business Journal and The Daily Record.
Jason graduated from Yale University with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science and letter winner on the varsity football team. He also graduated from the University Of Maryland School Of Law with a Juris Doctorate specializing in Finance and Taxation.