Creative Business was founded to bring financial literacy to the art world. We’ve since honed our expertise across a number of creative industry verticals, and have built specialized practice areas to serve our clients in these sectors.
Fine Art & Artists
The art industry has been a core specialty of Creative Business since its establishment in 2005. With her own background in fine arts, founder Jeanne Hardy has helped countless artists, galleries, and art dealers to grow successfully and achieve long-term financial sustainability.
Financial and tax strategy for fluctuating and non-traditional income streams
Setup of financial systems and processes specific to the art world Incorporation of studio
Hiring and HR best practices, employee benefits administration
Connection to network of advisors, attorneys, and CPAs that specialize in art, copyright, and intellectual property
Recommendation and review of insurance policies
Service & Consulting
Creative Business provides expert financial strategy and consulting for agencies and firms in the areas of design, architecture, advertising, public relations, law, and real estate.
Financial and tax strategy for firms and partnerships
Employee payroll, hourly wages and exemptions
Independent contractor management
Review and setup of systems for tracking billable hours, client billing
Creative Business specializes in financial and operations management for retail businesses, including both e-commerce and brick-and-mortar models.
Financial and tax strategy for retail businesses
Review and setup of POS systems, e-commerce systems, shipping and fulfillment Inventory management and cash flow
Employee/HR programs and benefits
Compliance, insurance, and liability
Design & Light Manufacturing
Creative Business offers its financial and operational expertise for businesses in the “maker” industry, including growing companies in the fields of technology, fashion, and product manufacturing.
Financial and tax strategy for manufacturing companies
Supply chain management and cash flow
Branded and private label products
Goods and services management