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CEV Breakfast: How to Drive Up Your Business Profits and Value

Thu 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Value drivers are the factors that influence growth and profits in the areas most important to an enterprise's success. This session will focus on identifying the significant value drivers and learning how to implement changes in your business to make it more profitable, financeable and saleable.

This is the final Colorado Emerging Ventures Building for Growth Breakfast in 2017. These workshops are no cost to attend for qualified businesses with high growth goals in the advanced industries sectors thanks to generous sponsorship from Guaranty Bank and Trust Company.

Colorado Emerging Ventures (CEV) programs are specifically developed to support businesses with high market potential and high growth goals - including bioscience, IT, aerospace, cleantech, advanced manufacturing, outdoor and natural products, and other key industries.

About the Presenters:

Suzanne De Lucia is the President and managing broker of Front Range Business, Inc. She holds an MBA from the University of Northern Colorado with an emphasis in Management, as well as a Chemical Engineering degree from the University of Colorado, and a BS in Biology from the University of Denver. In addition to her careers as a business intermediary and chemical engineer, Suzanne has owned businesses in the distribution and manufacturing industries. Suzanne has been selected as a Fellow of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), the association's highest honor. She has also earned the IBBA's Certified Business Intermediary (CBI). Suzanne has served on the IBBA Board of Directors, and as Vice-Chairman of several committees in the IBBA. She is a founding member of the Colorado Association of Business Intermediaries (CABI), where she is a Past President and Past Chairman of the Education Committee.

Paul Chambliss has been a business broker in Colorado since 1992. His previous background includes 14 years in the homebuilding industry. He is an honors graduate of the University of Colorado with a BS in Finance and a BA in French. Paul has earned the Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) designation from the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA). He contributes business sale data to BIZCOMPS, Pratt's Stats, and, which are national databases of Guideline Private Company sales statistics. He is also an active member of the Colorado Association of Business Intermediaries (CABI), where he serves as the Vice-President of Communications and the Chairman of the Website Committee. He has been active as a counselor for the Boulder Small Business Development Center (SBDC). His other affiliations include the Denver Metro Commercial Association of Brokers (DMCAB), the Commercial Brokers of Boulder (CBB) and the Boulder Chamber of Commerce

Series Sponsor:

Please note that this workshop will take place at  Guaranty Bank and Trust
401 Main Street, Longmont CO, 80501

Producing Sponsors: 
Boulder Small Business Development Center, Colorado Emerging Ventures

Marketing Sponsors:  Longmont Economic Development Partnership, Advance Longmont

The Colorado Small Business Development Center Network is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA.) The support given by the SBA through such funding does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of any of the co-sponsors' or participants' opinions, products or services. The Colorado SBDC is a partnership between the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, the SBA, Colorado's institutions of higher education and local development organizations.

Fee: No Cost

Phone: 303-442-1475


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