Month: December 2019

Boots to Business Reboot

Registration Open For Boots to Business: Reboot
Small Business Seminar in Fort Collins, CO

Intensive Seminar for Entrepreneurial-Minded
Veterans, Guard/Reserve/Transitioning Active-Duty Service Members & Spouses

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The New Mexico Veterans Business Outreach Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Contact: Eric Phillips
eric.phillips@sba.gov
(303) 844-6503

December 16, 2019

This free program is from 8am-4:30pm at the Larimer Small Business Development Center/The Innosphere, located at 320 East Vine Drive.

This great opportunity for Colorado’s military community to learn everything needed to start or grow a small business is presented by the New Mexico Veterans Business Outreach Center, the Larimer/Small Business Development Center, the U.S. Small Business Administration, and SCORE.

Boots to Business: Reboot is a two-step training program that provides participants an overview of business ownership as a career vocation, an outline and knowledge on the components of a business plan, a practical exercise in opportunity recognition, and an introduction to available public and private sector resources.

Step One is this Introduction to Entrepreneurship course eligible to veterans of all eras, active-service members (including members of the National Guard and Reserve), and their spouses. This course is taught by the SBA and its partners, who are skilled business advisors.

Step Two is an online follow-up course taught by a consortium of professors and skilled business advisors from the SBA Network.

To pre-register for this exciting business development opportunity, go to https://sbavets.force.com.

For more information, please contact Ivan Corrales at Eric Phillips at eric.phillips@sba.gov or (303) 844-6503.

All SBA programs and services are provided to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.

 

Welcome Nancy Rumfelt

Welcome Nancy Rumfelt!

Nancy comes to us with a wealth of information and a love for numbers! We are excited that Nancy has joined our Instructor team and will be teaching our Financials and Bookkeeping workshop.

As a seasoned controller with three plus decades of experience, Nancy’s skills include financial statements, process analysis, KPI development, budgeting and implementation of accounting systems. Nancy has also developed a knack for understanding manufacturing operations, processes, cost accounting and has become adept at assessing what the issues are and developing solutions.

She has helped companies implement new software such as Sage 100 and Microsoft Navision, restructure cost accounting procedures, develop and implement inventory management processes, and has also taught classes for QuickBooks and Sage 50. Her experience has included both small and large companies in industries such as food manufacturing, retail and injection molding.

Nancy has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting & Finance and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Regis University. She also served in the United States Navy from 1979-1984 as an Aviation Storekeeper with the final rank of E-5.

Meet our New Instructor Alison Proffit

Meet our New Instructor Alison Proffit

Alison Profitt is a small business coach who helps business owners maximize their full potential. Alison started her coaching business to help clients use Constant Contact (a digital and email marketing platform) in the most strategic way possible along with addressing other small business needs. Her slogan is Mindset – Marketing – Money.

Prior to coaching, Alison spent over sixteen years as an HR Executive and as a relationship manager for Constant Contact directly. Today Alison offers a wide range of coaching programs and services – from individual coaching, to webinars and speaking engagements.

We are excited to have Alison teaching a new workshop at the Larimer SBDC on “Email Marketing Quick-Start with Constant Contact“.  We understand that kick-starting your email marketing strategy can be a daunting task. It takes all of the things that small businesses and non-profits don’t seem to have time, effort and budget. That’s why Constant Contact is offering a workshop that it designed to assist you with finally taking the email-marketing leap that you’ve wanted to make. Whether you’re looking to finally commit to getting started with email marketing or you know there are some best practices you missed when starting out, this presentation will get you off and running (or continuing to run) on the right foot!