Start small. Think big. Take your business to the next level.
Now is your chance to help bring your business dreams to life. The University of Phoenix Entrepreneur Event will explore important business topics like choosing the right type of venture, how to raise funds and how to move your business forward.
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to build solid business strategies and hear from community leaders, create a solid plan and network with like-minded go-getters.
Moving Your Business Forward
You’ve established your business, so now what? Grow your venture with a well-designed marketing plan and the right employees.
Choosing a Business Entity
Are you starting an LLC, a corporation or something else? Learn which type of entity is right for your business.
Funding Your Business
You know what type of business you want to start, but where will the money come from to fund it? Determine the source of funding that is appropriate for your business goals.
Start, Buy or Franchise
How do you develop your ideas into a plan for success? Consider the advantages and risks for each type of business venture.
Stay after the event and connect with panel, staff, faculty and other small business owners.
Hear from local business leaders as they provide insights and advice on entities, marketing, hiring, financing and other essential topics.
Adam M. Roeger
Chick-fil-A at Chesterfield Towne Center
In February of 2005, at the age of 25, Adam took over the Chick-fil-A at Chesterfield Towne Center. During his time at Chesterfield Towne Center, he has grown sales by 31%, reorganized the restaurant to improve speed of service by 50%, and has had the pleasure of seeing four young leaders receive the Chick-fil-A Leadership Scholarship. Additionally, through his Chick-fil-A he has helped feed local Habitat for Humanity groups, the Mid-Atlantic Paralyzed Veterans Association, as well as aiding numerous local schools raise funds to benefit the community
Mary M M Ashby
Mary found Primerica in 1987, when her family became clients. She started part-time because she wanted to teach people about how money works and she wanted an opportunity to control her time and income. Being in business for herself has allowed her to structure her work around her family. When her husband was deployed numerous times over a twelve-year time period, she worked part-time. In May 2014, Mary was promoted to Regional Vice President and began aggressively building her own business. With over $10 million in assets under management, she is consistently a top investments producer in the Mid-Atlantic Region.
Suzanne has always worked in non-profits and has been an executive director of a hospice and a nonprofit that works with cancer patient’s legal and financial issues. She was featured on the cover of The Chesterfield Monthly magazine for their article Women in High Places in May 2013. BizWorks is a nonprofit small business incubator that provides office and warehouse space along with a co-working space to help entrepreneurs grow and run their business.
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