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|Small Business Owners, Entrepreneurs & Future Entrepreneurs Business Plan Workshop|
Start Date: 7/19/2012|
End Date: 7/19/2012
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 12:00 PM
Smart Start For Women Entrepreneurs|
Small Business Owners, Entrepreneurs & Future Entrepreneurs Business Plan Workshop
Learn from the experts on how to create a successful business plan and learn more about the availability of small business lending from a local CDFI for existing as well as new business owners.
Thursday, July 19
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
3015 Richmond Avenue, First Floor Community Room
Beverages & Snacks Provided
Scott Actkinson, Statesman Business Advisors, LLC
Shirley Brooks, ACCION-Texas
Scott Actkinson is a co-founder and a Managing Director of Statesman´s Lender Services Group where he manages the firm’s field examination and government guaranteed lending services (Statesman is not a CPA firm). Scott is widely regarded as one of the most knowledgeable authorities on government guaranteed loan structuring and packaging in the country. Prior to founding Statesman, Scott operated an independent financial advisory firm working with small businesses. His previous business experience includes serving as a Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for a registered government securities broker-dealer and an environmental waste company. Scott began his career in the audit practice of a Big 4 accounting firm.
Shirley Brooks is Vice President – Operation East Region,36 Counties. Created in 1994, ACCION Texas Inc. has grown to hold the nation’s largest microlending portfolio, disbursing over $125 Million since conception. The nonprofit agency provides small loans and management training to microenterprises of all kinds — from startups to established businesses — and operates in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee as well as Texas.