Military Spouse Pathway to Business

Dec 3 8:30 am — 2:30 pm

Event Details

Military spouses are the ideal candidate to run their own businesses! Being an entrepreneur totally works when you’re always on the move with your military family. Our Pathway to Business course is here to help out military spouses – and guess what? It won’t cost you a dime!

Whether you are generating ideas or already have a solid business concept. this curriculum leads you through the key steps for evaluating business concepts, and provides the foundational knowledge required to develop a business plan.

Topics will include:

  • Market Research
  • Economics
  • Legal Considerations
  • Finances
  • Startup Capital
  • Receiving Technical Assistance
  • Earning Contracting Opportunities
  • and more!

This is your chance to explore what it takes to be an entrepreneur and stand with the growing number of small business owners!

Join us and learn how to put your small business ownership dreams into action!

The Zoom link and password will be emailed to registered participants the day before the class. There is no charge for this event.

About the Presenters

Keli Benham-Anthis, Director NorCal VBOC
Keli Benham-Anthis

Keli is a progressive-minded professional with more than 20 years of combined experience in education, small business development, economic development, civic and non-profit management, workshop curriculum development and presentation, hospitality and tourism, project coordination and community outreach. Her passion is assisting Veteran entrepreneurs to start or grow their businesses through marketing, business plans and access to capital. She received my MBA from Cal State University Chico.

Eric Oley, Director LA Regional VBOC
Eric Oley

Eric Oley has a background as a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and over 20 years of experience working for and managing small businesses, he brings a deep-rooted commitment to supporting veterans in their entrepreneurial pursuits. Having grown up as the son of a veteran and small business owner, Eric understands the unique challenges veterans face when entering the small business ownership world.

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