Sponsored by the City of Hollywood.


March 4, 2021 06:00 PM
March 11, 2021 6:00 PM
March 18, 2021 6:00 PM
March 25, 2021 6:00 PM


This is an online event. 


Richard Lewine has over 35 years of experience working with the leaders of small and mid-size organizations, for profit and non-profit, helping them clarify visions, formulate strategy and create personal and organizational goal systems. For many years he managed diverse operations and sales for his own company and grew it to a $6 million enterprise with multiple sales and administrative people. He is South Florida’s leadership, management, goals setting, sales guy. He has sold over $60 million worth of products and services in his career. Richard is also a Certified SCORE mentor.
Mari Naranjo, Chief Dream Officer.  
15+ years co-creating brands and marketing experiences with creative agencies, non-profits, and Fortune 500s, including YUM! Brands, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, and Hispanic Unity of Florida. This, coupled with her education in Communications Arts at St. Thomas University and 8+ years in the entrepreneurial world, provides her with a fresh vision at the challenges of startups and small business owners. In her journey, Mari discovered the formula to make marketing simple, effective, and more accessible through heart, collaboration, and a dose of magic.

Simon Coulson, Chief Growth Officer. 
20+ years of experience connecting and growing companies and people's assets in the financial and sustainability industries. As a three-time President Club Winner for Fidelity Investments, Simon led multiple IPOs through the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) as tools for raising capital for Junior companies looking to expand. Passionate about creating new market opportunities for clients who use business as a force for good, while balancing purpose and profit.






Edgar Collado is CFO, COO and CCO of Tobias Financial Advisors and has 15 years of experience in finance, general management and sales roles in manufacturing, real estate, telecommunications and financial services. He received an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business, with a focus on strategy and operations, and he holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from St. John’s University.

Ivelices Thomas, Accomplished Labor & Employment Attorney, Human Resources Executive, and certified Circuit Civil Court Mediator with over 15 years of combined legal and human resources expertise successfully planning and implementing strategies and programs to enhance relationships between management and employees and enhance organizational effectiveness. Broad experience as an influencer, team-builder, project manager and communicator, building productive working relationships/partnerships with employees, business leaders and union leadership.



George Gremse 
SCORE Broward 
954 - 356 - 7263 

SCORE Broward office hours:  Monday – Thursday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

                                                     Free Online Workshop

Igniting Your Business- Finance: It's All About the Money 

Business survival, recovery and sustainability requires getting revenue streams operating while balancing expenses. This program will help you identify and prioritize the steps you can immediately take to restart or revamp your business as the local and national economies are restarting

Workshop #1: Organic Growth Through Better Sales Skills
March 4, 2021 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hear how to get existing customers to buy. Replace customers that disappeared. Start up a pipeline of prospects. Evaluate if your old sales process will be adequate to generate enough customers who buy regularly and provide the needed cash inflows.

Workshop # 2: Become a Marketing Maven
March 11, 2021 - 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Survival and recovery involves acquiring new customers and encouraging existing ones to buy more. New and existing customers must learn about your goods or services. Small businesses have more tools than ever to get the word out. Learn how to direct your crisis and recovery marketing actions to attract new customers, grow existing customers’ volumes, and rebuild your following.

Workshop # 3: Finance: It's All About the Money
March 18, 2021– 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Practical Financial Techniques - Cash will be king for a while. How much will you need? How do you keep revenue and expenses balanced while recovering? Recalculate your break-even points. Can you self-fund recovery or will you need more financing? How much. Let us teach you the best practical recovery financial techniques for your business.

Workshop # 4: Getting Human With Human Resources
March 25, 2021 – 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Getting people back to work has potential potholes in the path. What if employees do not want to come back? Can you replace them? Learn the issues with using independent contractors or gig workers in your restart. Review whether hiring processes, worker's comp and unemployment insurances, and proper ways to let people go have changed.

Costs: Free of charge. Sponsored byt the City of Hollywood. 


About SCORE:

SCORE is a non-profit resource partner of the Small Business Administration. The SCORE Broward  Chapter has been helping entrepreneurs and business men and women for over 50 years to start, develop, and expand their businesses. For more information about how we can assist you visit us at broward.score.org

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