Family Business/ Small Business Forum

Wednesday, August 5, 2:00- 3:45 PM ET

This forum will provide valuable information from two powerful speakers:

Part 1 – Michael HigginsManager of Design and Delivery, Financial Literacy in Business of Mindful Finance

Michael specializes in teaching mindful finance to non-financial managers and team members. and assists with building financial confidence and competency as well as show team members how their decisions directly impact the bottom line.


Part 2 – Kent Waide, Client Services Manager, Advantage Kentucky Alliance, Part of the Manufacturing Extension Program National Network

Kent will educate manufacturers on the wealth of local manufacturing resources available to them through Manufacturing Extension Programs in their own states as well as the additional connection concrete masonry producers can have to the network by virtue of the CMU Checkoff.

Manufacturing Extension Programs (MEP) are public-private partnership centers in all 50 states dedicated to serving small and medium-sized manufacturers. Last year, MEP centers interacted with 28,213 manufacturers, leading to $15.7 billion in sales, $1.5billion in cost savings, $4.5 billion in new client investments, and helped create or retain 114, 650 job.

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