Presenter: TJ Daniels, Sr Loan Officer + Credit Coach & Alex Polzin, Director of Finance & Administration Date: April 19, 2021 Time: 10:00am - 11:00am Location: Online As a small business owner, you won’t ever really know the unexpected challenges or opportunities that await you in life and business. Always Ready: Financials is a working session for you to learn how to financially prepare your small business for the next step in your journey. The Iowa Center staff will show you what you need to do to always be ready to make financial moves in your business, including applying for a loan or buying/selling new goods. We’ll also show you how to repair and build your credit. This class is especially for you if you’ve ever been denied a loan or need a helping hand to get your financials on track. About our speakers TJ Daniels is the official cheerleader of The Iowa Center. She’s a vibrant supporter of our mission, programs, clients and staff. As a Certified Credit Counselor, she assists clients with their credit, budget, financial statements and so much more. She also works with our lending programs assisting clients from start to finish, and often times well after the loan has closed making many friendships along the way. Alex is responsible for Iowa Center accounting and governmental reporting, he also helps with lending and education programs provided by the Iowa Center.
Presenter: Jose Venales, Director of Microloans at Iowa Center for Economic Success Date: April 20, 2021 Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm Location: Online Jose Venales, Director of Microloans at the Iowa Center for Economic Success, will lead us through understanding how much money an entrepreneur actually needs to start their business. Jose will also share creative ways entrepreneurs can fund their small businesses to start sooner than later. About our speaker As the Director of Microloans, Jose manages, develops, and implements The Iowa Center microloan programs. At the same time, Jose has the responsibility to maintain a healthy loan portfolio to ensure the availability of these resources for future entrepreneurs.