Topic: Creating Your Corporate Exit Strategy
Learn from those that were in your position! Are you looking for life balance, more income, long-term financial security, protection against economic and career upheaval, and more challenge?
Come and learn the secrets that many senior-level executives just like you know about becoming an entrepreneur. What does it take to own your own business and will it work for your lifestyle?
This panel discussion will cover the following topics:
- Manager-run (keep your job) and full-time business options
- Pros + cons of business vs. franchise ownership
- Why investing in a franchise is more secure than you might think
- Financing strategies and your venture in the current environment
This forum is presented by a panel of experts: Page Nicol, Wendy Skemer, Joe Sandoval and Richard Harrison.
About Page Nicol
With over 30 years of franchise development and ownership experience, Page understands the challenges many people face when considering starting a business for the first time. Page helps senior-level executives sort through the facts and find franchise opportunities that genuinely fit their personal and professional goals.
About Wendy Skemer
Wendy has more than 20 years of experience in the financial industry. Prior to joining Benetrends in May 2013, she was Senior Manager of Financing Strategies at Direct Connect Ventures. She is now responsible for developing new business plans and SBA lending programs. Benetrends is a leader in small business financing and is the company who first introduced ROBS (Rollover as Business Startups) with their IRS-approved Rainmaker Plan©.
About Joe Sandoval
Joe spent the first 20 years of his career in the Transportation & Logistics industry where he led a talented team that grew from $30M to $80M in 8 years. Joe earned his B.A. in Economics at California State University San Bernardino where he was a member of the Men’s NCAA Soccer Team. Joe’s very excited to give back to his community and the environment by offering eco-friendly junk removal services. He believes that recycling is the future and values The Junkluggers’ mission of recycling, upcycling, and donating. Joe ultimately saw an opportunity and need for eco-friendly junk removal services in Orange County, CA.
About Richard Harrison
Richard, Owner and President, has over 20 years of beverage sales and marketing experience, and was most recently Director of Sales for the West division at VOSS Water, where he boosted the performance and capabilities of his teams and managed critical developmental aspects of territory growth. Growing up in the UK, Richard has an education in hospitality management, with a passion for providing excellent customer service. Opening Assisting Hands Home Care allows Richard to use his management experience in developing and training a team of quality caregivers, and be able to provide exceptional Home Care service for client’s and there loved ones.