Simple Steps to Grow your Business - Part I
Human Resources, Marketing & Sales
Capital One Bank - Straight Talk Series


Wednesday, August 21, 2019
From 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM CDT

Registration/check-in @ 8:30 AM

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Baker Ripley East Aldine Campus
3000 Aldine Mail Route Road
Houston, TX 77039

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Lalitha Raman

About Us:
SCORE is an all-volunteer group with real-world business experience, dedicated to your success.

Our Mission: Help small businesses succeed.
Our Mantra: We educate, counsel, mentor.

Founded in 1964, SCORE is a non-profit association and a Resource Partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
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We believe neighborhoods are bridges to opportunity, people can transform communities and everyone has something to contribute. For Good.

You, as a Small Business Owner, felt starting a business was challenging. Growing your business can be even more mind-boggling!

If you’re a business owner that has plans to increase revenue, add products, increase sales, and expand operations, this workshop is for you.

In this workshop series, participants will learn simple, yet proven and tested steps for starting a new business.

Employee performance, commitment, loyalty - all of these factors will help your business achieve its objectives and accomplish your mission. For the small business owner, it’s necessary to ensure your business can hire and retain top talent while being compliant with the law.

Being smart with marketing ensures the success of your business by attracting more customers, and keeping them coming back. Spend some time on getting your marketing tool kit in place and be prepared at all times.

Grow your sales! Evaluate your sales process to ensure you’re using the best sales tools to help your team achieve more in less time.


  Presented by Robert (Rob) Gay,  SCORE Mentor
  Rob has over 15 years of financial structuring and  management        experience as a banker and corporate finance specialist, including      eight years in international and emerging markets. He has acted as    a financial advisor to numerous joint ventures and consortiums for      acquisitions, international competitive bids, and structuring agreements for developmental stage projects. Rob is a certified SCORE mentor. He has helped many clients to develop business plans, obtain financing and manage the business.

Access to Capital

Panel Discussion: A bankers’ panel will introduce the different services and programs available to small business owners and start-up entrepreneurs. They will answer questions and give business advice on how to avail such programs.

SCORE Mentors

At the end of this workshop, participantswill have the opportunity to meetSCORE certified mentors who are readily available to provide FREE andCONFIDENTIAL mentoring.