April 19, 2016 Meeting

Come and Learn: Steps that are necessary to turn your idea into a business that can make money. Business model strategies that can jump start your business growth. FREE assistance that the University of St Thomas Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides to startup businesses.  Learn How to:

  • Increase sales
  • Attract new/more customers
  • Improve profitability

Also learn about other services/workshops available to you at the University St Thomas SBDC. Plus tips that expose myths on financing a new business.

Speaker: Mike Ryan - Director of the University of St Thomas (UST) Small Business Development Center.

As Director, Mike leads UST's Small Business Development Center programs that provide FREE confidential business consulting services to both established businesses and business startups. These programs focus on helping business founders/owners and executives identify/create ways to grow their companies faster and smarter.

With more than 15 years' experience as University of St Thomas SBDC Director, Mike knows how to help business GROW. Mike's academic background includes both an ME (University of Minnesota) and an MBA (Wharton School of Business).