What Women Must Know About Banking Relationships…
As part of AWOB’s continued commitment to empower women entrepreneurs, the meeting is open to members and non-members.
Keynote Speaker, Don Brown, Sr., Relationship Manager and Vice President of South Puget Sound Business Banking Group for Key Bank, shares his expertise about what banks look for in building a business relationship and the importance of banking business credit. In addition, he’ll outline:
• how to work with a banker;
• how to establish credit;
• how to secure working capital;
• how to build your business credit profile, and;
• specifically what local resources are available for women-owned businesses.
Don Brown is a Graduate of Pacific Lutheran University and has been in the financial services industry since 1995 and in business banking since 2004. His role as a Relationship Manager at Key Bank is to work with small businesses and small business owners to help provide financial resources they need to run their daily operations. His approach when working with business is getting to understand their individual business so he can become a vital partner. He is very familiar with Woman Owned Businesses and also involved in the "Key For Women" program at Key Bank and recently participated in the "Key For Women Forum" held in Tacoma.
AWOB’s monthly meetings feature a guest speaker on topics of interest to female entrepreneurs. AWOB welcomes owners, prospective owners and organizations who support women owners. “When you come to an AWOB meeting,” says Cheri Johnson, Program Co-Chair and President Elect. “You will meet other women business owners, share your challenges and experiences, and walk away with information that will take your business to the next level.”
This event is free to AWOB members and first-time guests – the charge to all others is $25, payable at the door. Attendees may bring a door prize to get a spotlight moment to promote their business. Business cards are drawn for door prizes
AWOB Meet Me After Hours follows this meeting in the restaurant at the Inn – offering time for attendees to converse and network more on a one-to-one.
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