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Los Angeles District Office
330 North Brand Suite 1200
Glendale, CA 91203
United States
Phone: 818-552-3201
Veteran Business Webinar - 2013 Summer Speaker Series

Advisory Date: Friday, May 17, 2013
Advisory Number: 05-01
Release Date: Friday, May 17, 2013
Release Number: 05-01
Related State:
Contact: Patrick Rodriguez

Aspiring and Existing Veteran Business Owners
2013 Summer Speaker Series via Webinar

 Los Angeles SBA District Office hosts 2nd Annual Summer Speaker Series featuring private sector, government, higher education & non-profit business resources

LOS ANGELES – Aspiring and existing veteran business owners around Southern California are invited to participate in an upcoming Summer Speaker Series via webinar.  This webinar series is also open to all veteran and military technical assistant providers who would like to learn about various veteran business resources.

The Summer Speaker Series will feature a variety of topics presented by: industry experts, government small business advisors, higher education program directors and non-profit executives who will speak on their subject matter expertise – all of them focusing on aspiring and existing veteran business owners.

SBA has partnered with:

WHAT:  “Veteran Business Webinar - 2013 Summer Speaker Series"
WHEN:  Wednesday, June 5, 2013 -- 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. PST
HOW:   Connect to weekly webinars at:
NOTE:   Webinars are online and via telephone and allow two-way communication between presenter and attendee.  You will be asked to input your name  and email address then AT&T Teleconference program will request a phone number to call you.
  • Rita Mitchell, Wells Fargo (June 5 - SBA Loan Program & Access to Capital)
  • Tina Kapral, Institute of Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University/UCLA Anderson School of Business (June 12 – Veteran Business Education)
  • Larry Broughton, former Special Forces, Speaker, Author, Entrepreneur (June 19 – Motivational Speaker)
  • Noah Harris, Veteran Business Outreach Center (June 26 – Veteran Business Technical Assistance)
  • Derek Overbey, Verticle Response (July 10 – Social Media)
  • David Poulin, U.S. Department of Labor (July 17 - Veteran Employment Training for Small Business)
  • Debbie Cabreira-Johnson, LA County and SBA Procurement Technical Assistance Center (July 24 – Government Contracting Assistance)
  • Jack Lance & Peter Freeman, Financalsoft Keiretsu Academy (July 31 – Financial Education / Pitching Your Business)
  • Pam Smith-Cressel, General Services Administration (August 7 – Government Contracting)
  • Susan Lamping, CDC Small Business Finanance (August 14 – Access to Capital)
  • Vic Scimo, FranNet of Southern California (August 21 – Veteran Friendly Franchising)
  • Mark Steiner, MA Steiner Construction (August 28 – Veteran Business Owner and Success Story)

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