Small Business Institute Panel Discussion

SBIAt today’s final SBI session, the class had the opportunity to participate in an engaging panel discussion with other small business owners, reps from the SBA, SBDC and SCORE and business lenders.

The panelist discussed the ups and downs of running a small business, credit issues in today’s market, business incubator programs and resources for market research. 

The panelists included:

Kristine Augustine, MetroAction,

Lisa Major, Community Bank and Trust Co,

Ed Kowalczyk, Wilkes SBDC,

Will Robinson, Wilkes-Barre SCORE,

Catherine Shafer, CDS Creative,

Bob Maximovicz, U.S. Small Business Administration,

Michael Kane, U.S. Small Business Administration,