National University, Kearny Mesa 9388 Lightwave Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123
SCORE San Diego
Legal, Financing, Marketing and Other Key Factors 2-12-13
This INTRODUCTION TO STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS
is a must for new owners!
Are you thinking about starting your own business? Have you already started a new business and need a little "tune-up?" If so, this workshop is just right for you. This comprehensive but easy-to-understand overview will help you get started on the right path toward a successful business.
Hear from successful executives and entrepreneurs who cover:
- The business owner's role and the need to conduct a self-assessment
- The importance of having a business plan
- Various legal structures of a business
- The need for sound financial controls
- Where to go and what is required to obtain capital for your new business
- Marketing techniques to promote your business
$89 Early / $99 after 2/10/13(Lunch is included)Featuring:
Greg Bowcott has over 30 years experience in the financial services arena, serving as CEO for several mortgage banking and consumer lending organizations. Among those are Citicorp, Wells Fargo, Security Pacific, Norwest, Gibraltar Savings, and Indy Mac. In those capacities, he has supervised production, operations, servicing and numerous administrative functions. He has been successful in several start-up operations, and has redesigned business processes for other companies desiring to reposition themselves in evolving markets. In addition, he has been successful in his existing mortgage banking consulting practice, with numerous national lenders among his clients.
Greg is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association and has served on the American Financial Services Association’s operations committee. He is a frequent speaker at industry functions and has written for Mortgage Banking Magazine and numerous other publications. He is a long-time cancer survivor and is very active in cancer advocacy, including counseling over 100 newly diagnosed cancer patients in the last 15 years. Greg has been a San Diego resident for over 30 years. He has an undergraduate degree from Duke University and an MBA from St. Louis University
Greg’s area of expertise includes business plan preparation and business start-ups, repositioning of firms (both operations and marketing) and sales and sales management.
Kaitlan HammockLoan Assistant in the Community Lending Department at CDC Small Business Finance, actively works with small business owners to help them with their financing and technical assistance needs. With an emphasis on sustained relationships and continued support, Ms. Hammock educates clients about basic eligibility requirements for financing, giving business owners the tools they need to successfully pursue business financing. Kaitlan understands the challenges that many small business owners experience as they seek to increase sales revenues, keep costs to a minimum, and boost staff motivation through tough financial times. With a degree in Anthropology and proficient in two languages, she brings a unique perspective on community development, and she enjoys opportunities to utilize her skills and experiences to help local small business owners.Susan Lampingis a Senior Community Loan Officer at CDC Small Business Finance and acts as the liaison for the technical assistance needs of small businesses in San Diego County. In partnership with local banks in San Diego, she assists borrowers in acquiring SBA loan products which are specifically designed to make credit more accessible to entrepreneurs. Her responsibilities also include coordinating the business consulting needs of CDC's community loan borrowers and monitoring their businesses.