Small Business and Entrepreneur Education Series; Session One -- Loan Readiness
Join the Sherwood Chamber of Commerce and the City of Sherwood in an educational series for entrepreneurs and existing and start-up small businesses.
July 16th Topic -- Loan Readiness: The value of viewing your business through a banker’s lens
Recognizing the role and contributions of small businesses, this presentation aims to help business owners and entrepreneurs understand the financial resources available to them as well as how to make the most of their relationships with financial partners. Topics covered include:
- What business owners can and should expect from their banker
- Forms of financing and how they work
- How to best prepare to seek financing.
Third Thursday of every month from July 2020 - June 2021. 10am - Noon
Thursday, July 16th: Loan Readiness
Thursday, August 20th: Financial advisors panel discussion
Thursday, September 17th: International Trade/Finance
Thursday, October 15th: Commercial Real Estate Broker Panel
Thursday, November 19th: Succession Planning
Thursday, December 17th: Topic TBD
Thursday, January 21st: Topic TBD
Thursday, February 18th: Topic TBD
Thursday, March 18th: Topic TBD
Thursday, April 15th: Topic TBD
Thursday, May 20th: Topic TBD
Thursday, June 17th, Topic TBD
Vice President, Business Banking Team Lead
With 10 years of banking experience, Shannon leads a team of bankers who specialize in solutions tailored to their clients’ needs. She and her colleagues serve clients by getting to know them and understanding the needs and challenges of their business. With a passion for partnering with business owners to support their financial goals, she mentors and leads her team by example, and collaborates with fellow experts at Banner Bank to offer the right blend of tools for the situation. Shannon looks forward to assisting businesses as they aim to expand, retool and grow their operations.