New Year Resolution:
Planning for Recovery and SBA Disaster Loans 

New Year Resolutions: “The next time I WILL be prepared”

You said it after Harvey and again after Imelda and again after each disaster threat in 2020. 

Every time a disaster strikes, 40% of the small businesses do not reopen and after three years, 75% of businesses without a continuity plan fail.  Texas leads the nation in the number of physical disasters so it is not “if” but “when” the next disaster will strike.

Don’t become another statistic. Join us for this two-part webinar focused on SCORE’s Emergency Preparedness Program, specifically designed to help small business owners prepare for disasters and recovery in the aftermath.  Make 2021 the year you face our next disaster prepared.

Part II: Planning for the Recovery and SBA Disaster Loans
Restarting after disaster strikes is always a challenge.  Continuity of Operations Plans are crucial in improving your odds of success and SBA Disaster Loans are a lifeline.  In this webinar you will learn about:

  • Supply chain and revenue stream management
  • The human element of recovery - staffing and relationships
  • SBA disaster loans


Thursday, December 17, 2020
From 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST 
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Jim O'Sullivan: VP Education, SCORE Mentor

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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  Presented by: Sue Phalen, SCORE Mentor
  Sue Phalen serves as a Certified SCORE Mentor and has been volunteering at   
  SCORE for almost 15 years.  At SCORE, Sue combines her industry experience
  and her training in Marketing and Sales to help small businesses.  She is also
  a member of the of the SCORE Team working on the Small Business Disaster
Resilience Initiative partnered with the Texas Division of Emergency Management.
Sue has a BS in Economics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

  Panelist: Easter Wright | Economic Development Specialist

  Easter Wright currently serves as an Economic Development Specialist for the U.S.    Small Business Administration (SBA) and previously held the position of
  Business Opportunity Specialist.  She is currently a 30-year staff member.
  Prior to coming to SBA, she served as Support Assistant to the U.S. Army Reserve    for seven years. She served three years in the U.S. Army and four years in the U.S. Army Reserve. She has over 39 years of combined business and administrative experience. She has an Associate of Arts Degree, major in Business Management and minor in Office Automation.