Our Entrepreneurs-in-Residence are available to mentor and guide any Belmont student. Whether you’re just starting out – or have been running your business for years – our EIRs provide practical advice, guidance, and support for your entrepreneurial journey.

Meredith Mazie

Founder of ABEDNEGO Boutique
Music ‘10

Meredith started ABEDNEGO in the heart of Nashville in 2015. After studying Music at Belmont, Meredith used her passion and creativity to start her business. She believes that with faith you can accomplish your goals!

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Ryan Reisdorf

Founder of Placemat
Nursing ‘19

Ryan started Placemat with a mission to nourish and improve communities through feel-good food. Studying Nursing at Belmont, Ryan has a passionate for health. If you have an idea, he will inspire you to just get started!

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Kristin Sweeting

Founder of Kristin Sweeting Photography
Music Education ‘10

Kristin helps brands and businesses shine through intentional imagery and strategic coaching. With 10 years of experience photographing weddings and thoughtful brands worldwide, Kristin has also created scalable systems and supportive community for creative entrepreneurs wanting to make a big impact with her Danger School.

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Matt Fiedler

Founder of Vinyl Me, Please and UNBRKBLE
Entrepreneurship + Music Business, ‘11

After studying Entrepreneurship at Belmont, Matt started Vinyl Me Please, a service for music lovers that curates and creates vinyl packages. His experience has led to his next chapter of advising aspiring entrepreneurs with his new venture UNBRKBLE.

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