Spotlight on Black Entrepreneurship - An SBA Black History Month Webinar Series

Region 7 Office  - February 17, 2021

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To Honor Black History Month, SBA Region 7 will make webinars available across the states of Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri and Iowa During February!

Spotlight on Black Entrepreneurship - An SBA Black History Month Webinar Series

Black History Month

The SBA’s Iowa District Office is hosting a webinar series during Black History Month highlighting Black Entrepreneurship in Iowa. The webinars are being held via Microsoft Teams and links to each Microsoft Teams session are provided in the series session descriptions below.

 

LEADING THE WAY

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Panel discussion featuring Deshara Bohanna, owner of Design Fetish, and Terrence Thames, CEO/Creative Director of Cocoa Creative Agency, facilitated by Lori Hackney of the SBA. Get tips from your entrepreneurial peers as they share their best practices and lessons learned as small business owners. Click HERE to join the session at 12:00 p.m. on February 23rd. Participants can also join the session by phone (Audio Only) at 202-765-1264 and using PIN 69690608#

 

FUNDING YOUR SMALL BUSINESS SUCCESS

Thursday, February 25, 2021

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Panel discussion with Jeff Goetz, Senior Vice President of Central Bank, and Craig Downs, President & Sr. Loan Administrator of IowaMicroLoan, facilitated by Jayne Armstrong of the SBA. Gain insight on how to build that critical lending relationship and what lenders look for from small business owners to get your loan across the finish line. Click HERE to join the session at 12:00 p.m. on February 25th.Participants can also join the session by phone (Audio Only) at 202-765-1264 and using PIN 136373311#

 

Deshara

Deshara Bohanna

Owner, Design Fetish


Terrance Thames

Terrence Thames

CEO/Creative Director of Cocoa Creative Agency

 


Jeff Goetz

Jeff Goetz

Senior Vice President of Central Bank


Craig Downs 2

Craig Downs

President & Sr. Loan Administrator of IowaMicroLoan


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