Every NEW event has a speaker who gives a short presentation that will help entrepreneurs with either starting or growing their business. Below is short bio and contact information for all our presenters.

November 2012
Catherine Gamble, Program & Events Coordinator from the Ohio River Valley Women’s Business Council
Topic: All You Need to Know About Woman Owned Business Certification
Phone: 513-487-6503
Email: orvwbcsupport@orvwbc.org
Website: www.orvwbc.org

October 2012
Cliff Elgin, Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo Insurance Services
Phone: 502-216-4101
Email: cliff.eligin@wellsfargo.com
Website: www.wellsfargo.com

September 2012
Tracie Utter, Owner, Utterly Organized
Topic: “Get Organized”
Phone:502-291-6890
Email:tracie@utterlyorganized.net
Website: www.utterlyorganized.net

August 2012
Maggie Harlow, Owner, Sign-a-Rama
Topic: “Got Discomfort?  What I’ve learned in life and business about taking chances, learning something new, and breaking down barriers.
Phone:502-585-4099
Email:amy@signaramadowntown.com

July 2012
Amy Letke, , Founder & CEO
Topic: HR for Small Business
Handout: HR 101
Phone: 502.753.0970
Email: amy@integrityhr.com

June 2012
First Anniversary Entrepreneurial Showcase
Learn more about this event

May 2012
Kate Bringardner: CEO at Vocal Dynamics for Professionals
Topic: Body, Breath, and Voice

April 2012
Instead of the tradition monthly event, the NEW group co-sponsored the preliminary rounds of the Venture Sharks competition and enjoyed an evening of exciting business plan competition.  To learn more about this annul event, please visit www.venturesharks.org.

March 2012
Mona Musa (Trade Specialist with U.S. Department of Commerce) and Jeanine Duncliff (Project Manager for Governor Beshear’s KY Export Initiative)

Topic: Exporting and Government Grants

February 2012
Suzanne Bergmeister
Topic: Finding Funding
Handout: Handout Download Now
Entrepreneur in Residence, University of Louisville
email: sbergmeister@sunflowerbusinessventures.com

January 2012
Brian Mazar

Topic: Why Business Plans Don’t Get Funded
Handout / Presentation: Why Business Plans Don’t Get Funded
Email: brian@fortunabta.com