Small Business Development

Paul Terry & Associates (PTA) provides small business management consulting and training to existing and emerging small businesses, entrepreneurship centers and social enterprises. 

We help clients and students build and run successful and sustainable enterprises. We work directly with clients to help them succeed financially, create positive relationships with all stakeholders, and contribute to the well-being of their community.

Paul Terry has been facilitating successful business transitions and teaching entrepreneurship for over 30 years to hundreds of clients and thousands of students.

We invite you to learn more about our services and our consultation process.

“Paul is a tireless and passionate advocate and enabler of small business ownership and growth. He has a special talent for helping entrepreneurs face their realities and figure out ways to overcome obstacles of all kinds without becoming overwhelmed. If you need help getting a business going, turning a hobby into a business, or getting an existing business back on track, Paul is your guy. He is patient, kind and empathetic… and will also get to the root of the issue.”

– Heidi Gibson, Co-Owner, The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen

“Paul Terry is an extraordinary teacher, curriculum designer and business consultant. Paul’s consulting services have helped Renaissance grow strategically and effectively. Paul brings enormous creativity, intelligence and experience. His impact has been remarkable – and working with him, a delight.”

– Sharon Miller, CEO, Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center

“Our consulting sessions with Paul Terry have been of great value. Paul has been very helpful in strategic planning, assessing our opportunities, providing excellent customer service training and helping us plan our growth. He has been a great asset in the continued growth of Good Life.”

– Lester Zeidman, President, The Good Life Grocery