Small Business Education Series in Kansas City on Dec. 12

Wednesday, November 26 at 07:05 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Calling small business owners and entrepreneurs in Greater Kansas City! You are invited to attend a session on Dec. 12 in Arvest’s Small Business Education Series targeted to businesses that have been in business one to five years.

This is the fourth class in a four-part series and is tailored for a business owner looking for ways to retain their employees and ensure personal financial success. Attendees will hear ways to plan for their own retirement and gain help in designing a plan for the business when the owner is ready to move on. The class will cover retirement options for the business owner and will provide tools in deciding what retirement options are right for the employees.

The session will be held Dec. 12, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Central Exchange* located at 1020 Central St. #100, Kansas City, Mo. Please register* online. This event is free to the public.

Here’s a preview of the guest speakers.

Laura Ward, MidCap Advisors
Laura earned her Bachelor of Science from Rochester Institute of Technology, where she graduated summa cum laude. Laura has earned 10 certifications, including Business Intermediary, Exit Planner and Business Coach. In November 2014 Laura earned her certification as a Mergers and Acquisitions Master Intermediary. Laura is a sought after speaker, educator and facilitator and has written many articles for regional and international publications. She was a founding member and executive board member of the Women’s Capital Connection, an angel fund dedicated to providing funding and mentoring to women business owners. Laura is a past president of the Kansas City chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners. She has served as a board member and/or committee member for a number of organizations. Because of Laura’s efforts to promote women owned businesses, Laura was awarded the 2008 Joan Strewler-Carter Women of Influence Award and in 2011 Laura was an honoree of the “Women Who Mean Business” by the Kansas City Business Journal.

Carissa Froome, Arvest Bank
Carissa joined Arvest Asset Management in early 2013. She brings over 19 years of banking, financial and high net worth advisory services experience with her. Carissa’s focus is on partnering and advising private business owners, corporate executives, retirees and their families to plan for their financial security and their financial legacy. With her desire to listen and learn about her clients’ core goals, she dedicates her attention to helping clients with planning, advice and investment management. Her role includes business development as well as the implementation and review of managed trust and investment accounts. Carissa holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Rockhurst University and a Master of Business Administration in Marketing with an emphasis in International Business from Loyola University Chicago. Actively involved in the community, Carissa is a board member of Rockhurst University Leadership Council and WIN for KC.

We look forward to meeting you at Arvest’s Small Business Education Series on Dec. 12!

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Tags: Arvest Biz, Business Banking, Kansas City
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